On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Starmites" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China
  • Hurricane in Bangladesh kills 500
  • Mandatory seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Rios, American actress (Andrea Cantillo-Breaking Bad), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (b. 1894)