Historical Events on October 27 (Part 2)

  • 2019 Argentine presidential election won by Alberto Fernandez, defeating sitting President Mauricio Macri
  • 2019 California Governor Gavin Newson declares state of emergency with multiple fires across the state, including Sonomoa County's Kincade Fire burning over 30,000 acres

Sports History

2019 Tiger Woods scores a wire-to-wire 3-stroke win over Hideki Matsuyama at the inaugural Zozo Championship at Accordia Golf & Country Club to tie Sam Snead's record of 82 PGA victories

  • 2019 Wes Studi is the first Native American actor to receive an Oscar, an honorary award for career achievement
  • 2020 A record 69.5 million Americans have already voted, a week before election day, 50.4% of 2016 total vote [1]
  • 2020 Baseball World Series: LA Dodgers beat Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1 in Game 6 at Globe Life Field, Arlington to win first title in 32 years; MVP: Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager
  • 2020 Leader of the NXIVM cult Keith Raniere (60) sentenced to 120 years in prison for sex trafficking, racketeering, fraud and other crimes
  • 2020 Organizers of 96th East-West Shrine Bowl college football all-star game, benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children, announce cancellation of game scheduled for January 23, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Florida, due to COVID-19 issues. The
  • 2020 WHO confirms Europe is in the midst of a 2nd COVID-19 wave with cases rising rapidly, 30% in a week, deaths rising 40%
  • 2021 Cleveland Guardians men's roller derby team files lawsuit seeking to block MLB baseball Cleveland Indians name change
  • 2021 More than one million people in southern Madagascar are on the brink of famine according to Amnesty International, who urges world to provide relief

Event of Interest

2022 Elon Musk takes ownership and control of Twitter, immediately fires 4 executives [1]