Historical Events In February - 27
Saturday, 23 October 2021
1967 On this day in history dominica gains independence from England
1967 Pink Floyd release their first single "Arnold Layne" on this day in history.
1967 On February - 27 rio de la Plata Treaty
1968 On February - 27 johannes Tralow, writer, dies at 85
1969 On this day in history general Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via military coup
1969 President Nixon visits West-Berlin on this day in history.
1969 John Boles, actor (Stella Dallas, Curly Top), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1970 On February - 27 new York Times (falsely) reports US army has ended domestic surveillance
1970 Robert Bruce Lockhart, diplomat/writer, dies on February - 27.
1972 President Nixon & Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued Shanghai Communique on February - 27.
1973 -Airborne mine countermeasures began off Haiphong during Operation Endsweep. This was a "first" in mine warfare on this day in history.
1973 Dick Allen signs a record $675,000 3-year contract with White Sox on February - 27.
1973 Pope Paul VI publishes constitution motu proprio Quo aptius on this day in history.
1973 Supporters of the American American Indian Movement begin their occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota, site of the 1890 Sioux massacre on February - 27.
1973 On February - 27 lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslav composer/conductor, dies at 72
1974 The first issue of People magazine makes its appearance on newsstands on February - 27.
1974 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), dies at 59
1975 CDU-politician Peter Lorentz kidnapped in West Berlin on this day in history.
1975 On February - 27 house of Representatives pass $21.3 billion anti-recession tax-cut bill
1975 Neville Cardus, writer/cricketer, dies on this day in history.
1976 Final meeting between Mao tse Tung & Richard Nixon on this day in history.
1977 In Toronto, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones rock group is arrested by the RCMP and charged with possession of heroin with intent to traffic and possession of cocaine on this day in history.
1977 On February - 27 judy Rankin wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic
1977 Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada on this day in history.
1977 On February - 27 allison Hayes, actress (Attack of 50 Foot Woman), dies at 47
1978 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1978 Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1979 The Navy took delivery of the last A-4 Skyhawk from the McDonnell Douglas Corporation, setting a record for the longest production run for any U.S. military aircraft on this day in history.
1980 22nd Grammy Awards What a Fool Believe, Streisand-Diamond duet (You Don't Bring Me Flowers) on February - 27.
1980 Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins elections in Zimbabwe on February - 27.
1980 On February - 27 terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota
1980 On February - 27 george Tobias, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 78
1981 On this day in history greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747