What Happened on April 27, 2020

Historical Events


Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 pass 3 million with the death toll at 205,000. US has 1/3 of all new cases.

  • US Defense Department declassifies and releases videos of unidentified "aerial phenomena" from 2004 and 2015

Famous Deaths

  • Lynn Harrell, American classical cellist, educator, and Grammy Award-winner, dies of a stroke at 76
  • Marty Smith, American motocross racer (AMA 125cc 1974, 75; AMA 500cc 1977), dies in a dune buggy accident at 63
  • Robert Herbin, French soccer defender (23 caps; Saint-√Čtienne) and manager (Saint-√Čtienne, Lyon, Strasbourg), dies at 81
2020 Highlights

About April 27, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Anzac Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
  • UK #1 Song: You'll Never Walk Alone - Michael Ball & Captain Tom Moore