On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1991

Historical Events

  • Moldavia declares independence from USSR

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nigerian President Ibrahim Babangida creates nine states: Abia, Enugu, Delta, Jigawa, Kebbi, Osun, Kogi, Taraba, and Yobe

General and President of Nigeria Ibrahim Babangida
General and President of Nigeria
Ibrahim Babangida

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Heath, actor (Sapphire, Staircase, Animal Farm), dies
  • Vince Taylor [Brian Holden], British singer (Brand new Cadillac), dies
1991 Highlights

About August 27, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo