On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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, American R&B singer
  • Sebastian Kurz, Austrian politician, Austrian Chancellor (201709), Austrian People's Party (ÖVP), born in Vienna, Austria