On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1998

Historical Events

  • Oklahoma City bombing: Michael Fortier is sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $200,000 for failing to warn authorities about the terrorist plot.

Famous Deaths

  • Ghazar Saryan, Armenian composer (Symphonic Panels on motifs by Saryan; Day of Peace), and educator (Komitas State Conservatory, 1960-86), dies at 77
1998 Highlights

About May 27, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Close - Next
  • UK #1 Song: Feel It - Tamperer Ft. Maya