On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1992

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 (L'Ame en Bourgeon; St Francois d'Assise), dies at 83
  • Sol K. Bright, Hawaiian steel-guitar player, singer (Hollywaiians), and songwriter ("Hawaiian Cowboy"), dies at 72
1992 Highlights

About April 27, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus