June 27, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Anne White shocks Wimbledon by wearing only a body stocking
  • Babangida regime in Nigeria launches the 'Structural Adjustment Program"
  • In referendum, Irish uphold ban on divorce
  • South African Journalist and founder of the 'New Nation' newspaper, Zwelakhe Sisulu is abducted; he was released 721 days later on 2 December 1988
  • US informs NZ it will not defend it against attack
  • World Court rules US aid to Nicaraguan contras illegal