On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan orders 2 Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Deaths

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