On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 2015

Historical Events

  • Iraqi forces retake IS held city of Ramadi (ISIS first captured in May)

Famous Deaths

  • Andy M. Stewart, Scottish musician and composer (Silly Wizard), dies at 63
  • Haskell Wexler, American cinematographer and director, dies at 93
  • Meadowlark Lemmon, American basketball star (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 83
  • Stein Eriksen, Norwegian alpine skier (first Olympic giant slalom gold 1952), dies at 88
  • Stevie Wright, British-born Australian singer with the Easybeats (Friday on my Mind), dies at 68
2015 Highlights

About December 27, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn