Historical Events In February - 27
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1981 On this day in history paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder record "Ebony & Ivory"
1982 On this day in history dan Issel (NBA-Nuggets), hits on 63rd consecutive free throw
1982 Earl Anthony becomes first pro bowler to win more than $1 million on February - 27.
1982 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1982 Wayne B. Williams is convicted of murdering two of 28 Atlanta area youngsters whose bodies were found over a 22-month period on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history malika A Sabirova, Russian dancer, dies at 39
1983 Eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78 on this day in history.
1983 Jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament on February - 27.
1984 Carl Lewis jumps world record indoor (8,675 meters) on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history worker's union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa
1984 WRC-AM in Washington DC changes call letters to WWRC on February - 27.
1985 On this day in history farmers converge in Washington to demand economic relief
1985 On February - 27 mauritania's new constitutional charter published
1985 On this day in history uS dollar is worth ƒ3.9355 (Netherlands)
1985 On February - 27 david Huffman, actor (FIST, Jane Doe, Firefox, Onion Field), dies
1987 "Washington Week In Review," 20th anniversary on PBS on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history donald Regan resigned as White House chief of staff
1987 On February - 27 mike Conley triple jumps world indoor record (17.76 meters)
1987 On February - 27 nCAA cancels SMU's entire 1987 football schedule for gross violations of NCAA rules regarding athletic
1987 Joan Greenwood, English actress (Gentle Sex, Bad Sister), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1988 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Orient Leasing Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open on February - 27.
1988 Bonnie Blair (US) wins Olympics 500 meter speed skating in record 39.1 on February - 27.
1988 On February - 27 gulfstream G-IV goes around the world 36 08 34
1988 Katarina Witt (GDR) wins 2nd consecutive Olympics figure skating on February - 27.
1989 On this day in history german war criminals Austria der Fünten/Fischer, freed in Holland
1989 On this day in history conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies
1990 Exxon Corp & Exxon Shipping are indicted on 5 criminal counts (Valdez) on this day in history.
1991 An allied ceasefire in the Gulf War begins, Iraqi forces withdraw from Kuwait on this day in history.
1991 On February - 27 ben Elton's "Silly Cow," premieres in London
1991 On this day in history gulf War ends after Iraqi troops retreat & Kuwait is liberated
1991 On this day in history noureddine Morcelli set 1500 meter mark at 3 34 16
1991 Singer James Brown is released from prison on February - 27.
1991 H J of Royen, manager Dutch (Concertgebouw Orch), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1992 Larry Smith, named 9th Commissioner of the CFL on this day in history.