What Happened on September 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story
  • Senate votes for major federal tax code changes

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi is founded in Burma (Myanmar)

Burmese Politician Aung San Suu Kyi
Burmese Politician
Aung San Suu Kyi

Famous Deaths

  • William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61