What Happened on August 27, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Moldavia declares independence from USSR
  • Nigerian President Ibrahim Babangida creates nine states: Abia, Enugu, Delta, Jigawa, Kebbi, Osun, Kogi, Taraba, and Yobe

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Heath, actor (Sapphire, Staircase, Animal Farm), dies
  • Vince Taylor, [Brian Holden], British singer (Brand new Cadillac), dies