On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1982

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 Hinckley begins for the attempted assassination of US President Ronald Reagan

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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
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Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Tully, American actor (Line-up, Shane), dies at 85
1982 Highlights

About April 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus