What Happened on July 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Candide" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • "Victor/Victoria" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 738 performances
  • 84th Tour de France won by Jan Ullrich of Germany
  • Detroit Tigers retire pitching great Hal Newhouser's #16
  • Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria; about 50 people killed.
  • Stewart Cink wins golfs Greater Hartford Open (267)
  • Tammie Green wins Giant Eagle LPGA Classic

Famous Deaths

  • Isabel Dean, English actress (Five Days One Summer Virgin Island, Ransom), dies at 79
  • K'Tut Tantri, broadcaster/hotelier, dies at 99