On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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