On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1986

Historical Events

  • 38th Emmy Awards presentation - "The Golden Girls" and "Cagney & Lacey" dominate
  • Protests erupt in Soweto, South Africa, against evictions carried out after an 11 week rent boycott

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario [Barrett], American R&B singer (Closer), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sebastian Kurz, Austrian politician, Austrian Chancellor (201709), Austrian People's Party (ÖVP), born in Vienna, Austria
1986 Highlights

About August 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo