On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia wins his record 7th Australian singles title; beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Landslide kills 15 at a wedding party in a hotel in Abancay, Peru
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL: AFC beats NFC, 26-7: MVPs: Patrick Mahomes, KC Chiefs, QB; Jamal Adams, NY Jets, S
  • Tornado strikes Havana, Cuba, killing three and injuring 172
  • Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral on Jolo Island, southern, Philippines kills 20, Islamic State claims responsibility

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Magowan, American businessman, MLB owner (SF Giants), dies of liver cancer at 76