On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Sweet Charity" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 368 performances
  • Captain Midnight (John R MacDougall) interrupts HBO

Pripyat: Nuclear Wasteland

Soviet authorities order the evacuation of the city of Pripyat (pop. 50,000) 1 day after the Chernobyl nuclear accident


Famous Birthdays

  • Elena Risteska, Macedonian singer and songwriter, born in Skopje, Macedonia
  • Jenna Coleman, British Actress (Doctor Who), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
1986 Highlights

About April 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus