On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 2019

Historical Events

  • At least 25 people killed in a fire at a bar, deliberately lit by gang members in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
  • Race car driver Jessi Combs dies while setting new fastest women's land speed record of 522.783 mph at Alvord Desert, Oregon (posthumously awarded 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Jessi Combs, American auto racer, television personality (women’s land speed class record [4 wheels] 2013, 16), dies in jet-powered high-speed race car crash at 39
2019 Highlights

About August 27, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo