What Happened on January 27, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-2; first time the tournament used Hawk-Eye system for official line-calls

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova


Famous Deaths

  • Bing Devine, American MLB executive (St. Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), dies at 90
  • Bob Carroll, American screen writer (I Love Lucy, Stage Two Revue, Stranger), dies at 88
  • Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwanese decathlete (Olympic silver 1960), dies at 73
  • Tige Andrews, American character actor (Mod Squad, The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor), dies of cardiac arrest at 86
  • Yang Chuan-kwang, Taiwanese athlete (b. 1933)