What Happened on May 27, 2018

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Will Power becomes first Australian race winner; Roger Penske's 17th Indy 500 victory as a car owner; average speed: 166.935 mph
  • IPL Cricket Final, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets; Shane Watson top scores, 117 no (57); SK's 3rd IPL title

Event of Interest

Italian PM-designate Giuseppe Conte gives up attempt to form coalition government after President Sergio Matarella vetoes his choice of economy minister

  • Oil workers for Brazilian state oil company PetrobrĂ¡s join the truckers' national strike
  • Senior PGA Championship, GC at Harbor Shores: Englishman Paul Broadhurst wins by 4 strokes from American Tim Petrovic

Music History

South Korean boy band BTS are the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 with their album "Love Yourself: Tear"

2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Connie Kurtz, American Gay Rights advocate, dies at 81
  • Donald Herod Peterson, American USAF Colonel, and NASA astronaut (STS-6), dies of Alzheimer's disease and bone cancer, at 84
  • Russell Nype, American singer and actor (The Stuff,;Call Me Madam; Dorothy), dies at 98

About May 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

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