On This Day

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 interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

K-Pop Star Jimin
K-Pop Star
Jimin

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
2018 Highlights

About May 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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