Historical Events In February - 27
Monday, 06 July 2020
1887 Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1888 On February - 27 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 On this day in history d Needham & P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 h 39 m), SF; match is draw
1891 David Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA) on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history william Demarest, St Paul Minn, actor (Uncle Charlie-My 3 Sons)
1893 Joseph Messner, composer on this day in history.
1894 Robert-Lucien Siohan, composer on February - 27.
1895 Edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy, Cameraman, Doughboys) on February - 27.
1897 On this day in history bernard F Lyot, French astronomer (Lyot filter)
1898 On February - 27 allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History)
1899 On February - 27 charles H Best, Maine, physiologist/co-discoverer (Insulin)
1900 On this day in history battle at Pietershoogte; Boer General Cronjé surrenders to English in Pardenberg, South-Africa
1900 On this day in history england's Labour Party is founded.
1900 On this day in history battle at Pietershoogte
1901 NL Rules Committee decrees that all fouls are to count as strikes except after two strikes on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter
1902 On February - 27 the birth of John Steinbeck, American writer
1902 Ethelda Bleibtrey, 100m/300m US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1920) on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history reginald Gardiner, Wimbledon England, actor (Great Dictator)
1904 James Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy) on this day in history.
1905 On February - 27 montana adopts its state flag.
1905 Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye) on February - 27.
1906 On this day in history france & Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides
1906 Alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31) on February - 27.
1907 On February - 27 gerhard Alexander, [Veldheer], Dutch actor (Prince Willem of Orange)
1908 Sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954) on this day in history.
1908 On February - 27 star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma
1909 Elisabeth Welch, singer (Song of Freedom, Over the Moon) on February - 27.
1910 On February - 27 joan Bennett, Palasades NJ, actress (Little Women, Disraeli)
1912 On February - 27 lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway
1913 Frank Allaun, British MP (L) on February - 27.
1913 On this day in history adam Sedgwick, English zoologist (Peripatus), dies at 58
1915 Arthur Gilson, Belgian attorney/minister of Defense (1958-..) on this day in history.