On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 2020

Historical Events

  • Ireland's coalition government appoints Micheál Martin as Prime Minister after four months of negotiations
  • Locust invasion labelled 'Swarmageddon' by The Times of India as it reaches Delhi

Famous Deaths

  • (Jesse) "Pete" Carr, American session guitarist (Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section), dies at 70
  • (Lionel) Frederick "Freddy" Cole, American jazz singer and pianist, dies at 88 [1]
  • Ilija Petković, Serbian soccer midfielder (43 caps, Yugoslavia; Troyes, OFK Beograd) and manager (Serbia & Montenegro), dies from COVID-19 at 74
  • Johnny Mandel, American composer, arranger and musician (M*A*S*H theme), dies at 94
  • Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), dies at 89
  • Mihai Romilă, Romanian soccer midfielder (19 caps; Politehnica Iași 367 games), dies at 69
2020 Highlights

About June 27, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer