On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 28th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher, dies at 56
  • Doris Mae Akers, gospel singer/songwriter, dies at 72
  • Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian-American movie composer (Spellbound, A Double Life , Ben-Hur), dies at 88
  • Rick Ferrell, American baseball Hall of Fame catcher, dies at 89