On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • At least 25 people killed in a fire at a bar, deliberately lit by gang members in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

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