On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Will Power becomes the first Australian driver to win the event
  • 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
  • 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 Men's Golf, GC at Harbor Shores: Englishman Paul Broadhurst wins by 4 strokes from American Tim Petrovic
  • South Korean boy band BTS are the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 with their album "Love Yourself: Tear"

Famous Deaths

  • Connie Kurtz, American Gay Rights advocate, dies at 81
  • Russell Nype, American singer and actor (The Stuff, Call Me Madam, Dorothy), dies at 98