On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 2012

Historical Events

  • 58th British Academy Television Awards: "Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle" Best Comedy, "The Fades" Best Drama
  • 65th Cannes Film Festival: "Amour" directed by Michael Haneke wins the Palme d'Or
  • A NATO airstrike kills a family of eight, including six children, in Afghanistan
  • Indianapolis 500: Dario Franchitti wins in 2:58.51.2532 (269.934 km/h)
  • IPL Cricket Final, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets; Manvinder Bisla top scores, 89 (48)
  • Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, The GC at Harbor Shores: Englishman Roger Chapman wins first of 2 Champions Tour major titles of the year by 2 strokes from John Cook

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Cynthia Nixon (46) weds education activist Christine Marinoni in New York City

Actress Cynthia Nixon
Actress
Cynthia Nixon

2012 Highlights

About May 27, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini