Today in History for 27th October 1980

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 2 of 2

- Astros owner John McMullen replaces GM Tal Smith with Al Rosen
- Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

- Cassia Riley, American model
- Tanel Padar, Estonian singer

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- John Van Vleck, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism, dies at 81
- Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (b. 1924)
- Steven Peregrine Took, rocker, dies at 31

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