Historical Events In February - 27
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1887 Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1888 On this day in history lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)
1890 On this day in history d Needham & P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 hours 39 minutes), San Francisco; match is draw
1890 D Needham & P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 h 39 m), SF; match is draw on February - 27.
1891 David Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA) on this day in history.
1892 On February - 27 william Demarest, St Paul Minn, actor (Uncle Charlie-My 3 Sons)
1893 On this day in history joseph Messner, composer
1894 On February - 27 robert-Lucien Siohan, composer
1895 Edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy, Cameraman, Doughboys) on this day in history.
1897 On February - 27 bernard F Lyot, French astronomer (Lyot filter)
1898 Allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History) on this day in history.
1899 Charles H Best, Maine, physiologist/co-discoverer (Insulin) on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history battle at Pietershoogte; Boer General Cronjé surrenders to English in Pardenberg, South-Africa
1900 On February - 27 england's Labour Party is founded.
1900 Battle at Pietershoogte on February - 27.
1901 NL Rules Committee decrees that all fouls are to count as strikes except after two strikes on this day in history.
1901 Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter on February - 27.
1902 On this day in history the birth of John Steinbeck, American writer
1902 On February - 27 ethelda Bleibtrey, 100m/300m US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920)
1903 Reginald Gardiner, Wimbledon England, actor (Great Dictator) on February - 27.
1904 James Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy) on February - 27.
1905 On February - 27 montana adopts its state flag.
1905 On February - 27 charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye)
1906 On February - 27 france & Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides
1906 On this day in history alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31)
1907 On February - 27 gerhard Alexander, [Veldheer], Dutch actor (Prince Willem of Orange)
1908 On February - 27 sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)
1908 Star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma on this day in history.
1909 Elisabeth Welch, singer (Song of Freedom, Over the Moon) on this day in history.
1910 On February - 27 joan Bennett, Palasades NJ, actress (Little Women, Disraeli)
1912 Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway on February - 27.
1913 Frank Allaun, British MP (L) on February - 27.
1913 On February - 27 adam Sedgwick, English zoologist (Peripatus), dies at 58
1915 On February - 27 arthur Gilson, Belgian attorney/minister of Defense (1958-..)