On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1997

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
1997 Highlights

About October 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio