Events in Sport on October 27

  • 1931 Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26' 2½"
  • 1961 American Basketball League starts play
  • 1963 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
  • 1968 19th Olympic games close at Mexico City, Mexico

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1968 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 1973 1st time Islanders beat Rangers-3-2
  • 1974 Chantal Langlace runs female world record marathon (2:46:24)
  • 1979 Islanders score 2 goals within 6 seconds 3 goals within 44 seconds
  • 1980 Astros owner John McMullen replaces GM Tal Smith with Al Rosen
  • 1980 Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
  • 1985 15th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:34
  • 1985 16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34
  • 1985 Anthony Carter begins NFL streak of 100+ consecutive game receptions
  • 1985 KC Royals beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 82nd World Series
  • 1986 NY Mets beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 83rd World Series
  • 1990 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Fly So Free, In The Wings, Meadow Star, Royal Academy, Safely Kept, Unbridled
  • 1991 John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic
  • 1991 Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7
  • 1992 Don Baylor appointed 1st manager of Colorado Rockies
  • 1995 Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns' move to Balt is signed
  • 1995 Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
  • 1996 US beats Japan, 21½-14½, at Nichirei International Golf Tournament
  • 1999 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat Atlanta Braves to win 4-0
  • 2001 13th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 21-17 in Chestnut Hill
  • 2002 Anaheim Angels defeat San Francisco Giants 4-3 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Troy Glaus, Anaheim
  • 2004 The Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years
  • 2006 MLB World Series: St. Louis Cardinals defeat Detroit Tigers to win 4-1
  • 2011 MLB World Series Game 6: St. Louis Cardinal 3B David Freese hits game-tying 2 run triple with 2 outs in the 9th and then hits walk-off home run in the 11th

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 American soccer star Abby Wambach announces her retirement

Soccer Player Abby Wambach
Soccer Player
Abby Wambach