On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Small Family Business" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Betty Boothroyd becomes the first woman to be elected Speaker of the British House of Commons in its 700-year history.
  • NY Mets trade David Cone to Toronto Blue Jays for Jeff Kent
  • The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, comprising Serbia and Montenegro, is proclaimed

Famous Deaths

  • Olivier Messiaen, French composer (St Francois d'Assise), dies at 83