Historical Events on October 27, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Beyond the Fringe" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 673 performances
  • Black Saturday - Russian nuclear missile crisis in Cuba
  • The plane of Enrico Mattei, Italian oil industry's most powerful figure, crashes in mysterious circumstances
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site