On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Detroit Red Wings to the Tampa Bay Lightning

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli

Famous Deaths

  • Abram Games, graphic artist, dies at 82
  • Alexander Lanusse, military President of Argentina (1971-73), dies
  • Greg Morris, American actor (Mission: Impossible), dies of a brain tumor at 62