On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz removed from office after a no-confidence vote in parliament, Vice Chancellor Hartwig Löger appointed interim chancellor
  • European Parliament elections result in centralist parties losing their majority with liberals, the Greens and nationalists picking up more votes
  • World's rivers widely contaminated with antibiotics according to new global study of 711 sites

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Buckner, American MLB 1st baseman (1986 World Series infamous fielding error; NL batting champ 1980), dies of dementia at 69