On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
  • The Soviet submarine U 137 runs aground on the east coast of Sweden.

Famous Birthdays

  • Han Hye-jin, South Korean actress
  • Kristi Richards, Canadian freestyle skier

Famous Deaths

  • John Warburton, British actor (Saratoga Trunk, King Rat, Cavalcade), dies at 82