February 27: Day of the Week
February 27, 2023 is the 58th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 307 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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February 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1560The Treaty of Berwick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation of Scotland.
- 1617Sweden and Russia sign the Treaty of Stolbovo, ending the Ingrian War and shutting Russia out of the Baltic Sea.
- 1812Poet Lord Byron gives his first address as a member of the House of Lords, in defense of Luddite violence against Industrialism in his home county of Nottinghamshire.
- 1861Russian troops fire on a crowd in Warsaw protesting against Russian rule over Poland, killing five protesters.
- 1933Reichstag fire: Germany’s parliament building in Berlin, the Reichstag, is set on fire.
- 1943The Rosenstrasse protest starts in Berlin
- 1971Doctors in the first Dutch abortion clinic (the Mildredhuis in Arnhem) start to perform aborti provocati.
- 1986The United States Senate allows its debates to be televised on a trial basis.
- 2002Godhra train burning: a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya;
- 2004A bombing of a Superferry by Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines’ worst terrorist attack kills 116.
Who were born on February 27?
- 1904Yulii Borisovich Khariton, Russian physicist (d. 1996)
- 1907Walter Wolf, German politician (d. 1977)
- 1921Theodore Van Kirk, American navigator of the Enola Gay
- 1927Guy Mitchell, American singer (d. 1999)
- 1927Lynn Cartwright, American actress (d. 2004)
- 1964Todd Bodine, American race car driver
- 1968Matt Stairs, Canadian baseball player
- 1971“Chilli” Thomas, American singer (TLC)
- 1974Colin Edwards, American motorcycle racer
- 1989Stefano Langone, American Idol season 10 contestant
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