What Happened on April 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Historic DiscoveryPripyat: Nuclear Wasteland

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

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