On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1986

Historical Events

  • The United States Senate allows its debates to be televised on a trial basis

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJacques Plante

Jacques "Jake the Snake" Plante, Canadian Ice Hockey goalie who was the first to wear a goaltender mask, dies of stomach cancer at 57

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante

1986 Highlights

About February 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces