Historical Events In February - 27
Monday, 02 August 2021
1887 On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53
1888 On February - 27 lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)
1890 D Needham & P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 hours 39 minutes), San Francisco; match is draw on this day in history.
1890 D Needham & P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 h 39 m), SF; match is draw on February - 27.
1891 On February - 27 david Sarnoff, US, radio/TV pioneer/CEO (RCA)
1892 On this day in history william Demarest, St Paul Minn, actor (Uncle Charlie-My 3 Sons)
1893 On February - 27 joseph Messner, composer
1894 Robert-Lucien Siohan, composer on this day in history.
1895 On this day in history edward Brophy, actor (Champ, Dumbo, Great Guy, Cameraman, Doughboys)
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 February - 27 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 this day in history.
1901 NL Rules Committee decrees that all fouls are to count as strikes except after two strikes on February - 27.
1901 Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter on February - 27.
1902 The birth of John Steinbeck, American writer on February - 27.
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 On this day in history james Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy)
1905 Montana adopts its state flag on this day in history.
1905 Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye) on this day in history.
1906 France & Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides on February - 27.
1906 Alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31) on February - 27.
1907 Gerhard Alexander, [Veldheer], Dutch actor (Prince Willem of Orange) on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)
1908 On February - 27 star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma
1909 On this day in history elisabeth Welch, singer (Song of Freedom, Over the Moon)
1910 Joan Bennett, Palasades NJ, actress (Little Women, Disraeli) on this day in history.
1912 On February - 27 lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway
1913 Frank Allaun, British MP (L) on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history adam Sedgwick, English zoologist (Peripatus), dies at 58
1915 Arthur Gilson, Belgian attorney/minister of Defense (1958-..) on February - 27.