On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1991

Historical Events

  • Austrian Boeing 767-300 explodes at Bangkok, 223 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Beauden Barrett, New Zealand rugby union utility back (83 caps; World Male Rugby Player of the Year 2016, 17; Hurricanes 125 games), born in New Plymouth, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Dodd, cartoonist (Mark Trail), dies at 88
  • Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (International Bruckner Society; Mozart's Requiem), and educator (Vienna University, 1932-73), dies at 86
1991 Highlights

About May 27, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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