On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 2020

Historical Events


PandemicCOVID-19

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

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Burial of a coronavirus victim in Iran during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
Burial of a coronavirus victim in Iran during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
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  • US Defense Department declassifies and releases videos of unidentified "aerial phenomena" from 2004 and 2015

Famous Deaths

  • Lynn Harrell, American cellist, dies 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? 1 year, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Anzac Day (New Zealand)

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus