What Happened on September 27, 2017

Historical Events

  • Researchers confirm existence of giant tree rat "Vika" in the Solomon Islands that can crack open coconuts
  • Thai Ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra found guilty of criminal negligence in rice subsidy scheme, sentenced to 5 years in absentia

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Jeffreys [Annie Carmichael], American singer and actress (Dick Tracy; Topper; General Hospital), dies at 94

Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner (1926-2017)

American magazine publisher and businessman (Playboy), dies of natural causes at 91

  • Zuzana Ruzickova, Czech harpsichordist and WWII survivor, dies from pneumonia at 90

About September 27, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Look What You Made Me Do - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Too Good At Goodbyes - Sam Smith