On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • NFL Draft: University of Texas defensive end Kenneth Sims first pick by New England Patriots

Assassination AttemptRonald Reagan is Shot

Trial of John W Hinckley Jr attempted assassin of Reagan, begins
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The scene moments after John Hinckley, Jr. attempted to assassinate President Reagan on March 30, 1981
The scene moments after John Hinckley, Jr. attempted to assassinate President Reagan on March 30, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Katrina Johnson, American actress, born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Tully, actor (Line-up, Shane), dies at 85