Historical Events on August 27, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-launched

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Ibrahim Babangida overthrows Major General Muhammadu Buhari's regime in Nigeria

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President of Nigeria
Muhammadu Buhari
  • Mary Joe Fernandez, 14 years & 8 days old is youngest to win a US Tennis Open match (beats Sara Gomer in 1st round)