On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1986

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • Norway Showcase groundbreaking

Historic Event

President Reagan orders 2 Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled


Famous Deaths

  • Gaston Duribreux, Flemish writer (Sour Dove), dies at 82
  • Isma'il Raji' al-Faruqi, Palestinian-born philosopher (b. 1921)
1986 Highlights

About May 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini