On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1987

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Chadian President Hissène Habré's troops reconquer Faya Largeau in Chad

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno Kiefer, German-born Brazilian composer, dies at 63
  • Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director, dies at 90
1987 Highlights

About March 27, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries