On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 2009

Historical Events

  • NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
  • South Africa enters the global recession; the first recession for South Africa in 17 years
  • UEFA Champions League Final, Rome: Barcelona beats Manchester United, 2-0; first Spanish treble of La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League

Famous Deaths

  • Ammo Baba, Iraqi football player and coach, dies at 74

Clive Granger

Clive Granger, Welsh-born British economist (Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences 2003), dies at 74

Economist Clive Granger
Clive Granger

2009 Highlights

About May 27, 2009

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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