On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1998

Historical Events

  • NHL Draft: Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL) center Vincent Lecavalier first pick by Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Opening of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia.

Famous Weddings

  • Prince Michael of Greece daughter Princess Alexandra (29) weds perfume executive Nicolas Mirzayantz (37) in Torcello Island
  • The "Murphy Brown" actress Faith Ford (33) weds personal trainer and writer Campion Murphy (35) on Clint Eastwood's 22-acre Mission Ranch in Carmel, California

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Nikolayevich Belousov, Soviet cosmonaut, dies at 67
  • Desmond Heap, British lawyer and authority on British planning law, dies at 90
  • Gilles Rocheleau, French Canadian politician, dies at 62
1998 Highlights

About June 27, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer