On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones crashes record 554 pts to 7161

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Intel Corp buys Digital Equipment for $700 million

Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel Andrew Grove
Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel
Andrew Grove
  • Microsoft argues it should be "free from government interference"
  • US releases a redesigned $50 bill