On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Australian Open Women's Tennis: Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 to win her first Grand Slam title
  • Bomb in an ambulance kills over 100 people in Kabul, Taliban claim responsibility

Famous Deaths


Person of interestIngvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish eccentric businessman (founder of IKEA) and author (The Testament of a Furniture Dealer), dies at 91

Entrepreneur and Founder of IKEA Ingvar Kamprad
Entrepreneur and Founder of IKEA
Ingvar Kamprad
  • Mort Walker, American cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois), dies at 94