What Happened on August 27, 2018

Historical Events

Music History

Former Spice Girl Mel B announces she is entering rehab for alcohol and sex addiction following her acrimonious divorce

  • Reigning French Open tennis champion Simona Halep becomes first top-seeded woman to lose in 1st round of the U.S. Open; loses to Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-4; first match at newly renovated Louis Armstrong Stadium
  • UN releases report saying Myanmar military leaders should face genocide and crimes against humanity charges for violence against Rohingya
2018 History

About August 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: Shotgun - George Ezra