On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1986

Historical Events

  • British government deregulates financial markets in a "Big Bang", enhancing London's status as a financial capital while increasing income inequality
  • NY Mets beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 83rd World Series

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney release "Pretty Little Head"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • David Warner, Australian cricket batsman (top Test score 335no 2019; 2nd highest by an Australian; "Sandpaper-gate" 2018 12-month suspension), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Matty Pattison, South African footballer (Whickham), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
1986 Highlights

About October 27, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio