What Happened on October 27, 2021

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Guardians men's roller derby team files lawsuit seeking to block MLB baseball Cleveland Indians name change
  • More than one million people in southern Madagascar are on the brink of famine according to Amnesty International, who urges world to provide relief

Famous Deaths

  • Bernd Nickel, German soccer attacking midfielder (1 cap West Germany, 1972 Olympics; Eintracht Frankfurt 426 games, 141 goals), dies at 72
  • Bob Ferry, American basketball forward (St. Louis Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Baltimore Bullets) and executive (GM Washington Bullets; NBA Exec of the Year 1979, 82), dies at 84
  • Sandy Carmichael, Scottish rugby union prop (50 caps; British and Irish Lions 1971, 74; West of Scotland, Glasgow District), dies at 77

About October 27, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele