What Happened on October 27, 2018

Historical Events

  • Australian 7-year old mare Winx wins unprecedented fourth consecutive Cox Plate at Moonee Valley in Melbourne; her record 29th-straight win and her 22nd Group 1 racing success
  • EPL club Leicester City’s billionaire Thai owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash in the carpark outside the club’s King Power Stadium following 1-1 draw against West Ham United
  • Gunman shoots and kills 11 people and injures six at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in an anti-Semitic attack
  • LA Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in Game 3 of baseball's World Series; a record 46 players used by both teams; Boston go on to win 4 games to 1

Famous Deaths

  • Murray Khouri, New Zealand classical clarinet player (Australia Ensemble), writer, and broadcaster, dies at 77
  • Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Thai businessman, sports team owner (Leicester City FC), dies in helicopter crash at 60
2018 Highlights

About October 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Shallow - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper