February 27: Day of the Week
February 27, 2021 is the 58th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 307 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1776American Revolutionary War: the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge in North Carolina breaks up a Loyalist militia.
- 1861Russian troops fire on a crowd in Warsaw protesting against Russian rule over Poland, killing five protesters.
- 1921The International Working Union of Socialist Parties is founded in Vienna.
- 1933Reichstag fire: Germany’s parliament building in Berlin, the Reichstag, is set on fire.
- 1955Soviet Union regional elections, 1955.
- 1961The first congress of the Spanish Trade Union Organisation is inaugurated.
- 1963The Dominican Republic receives its first democratically elected president, Juan Bosch, since the end of the dictatorship led by Rafael Trujillo.
- 2002Godhra train burning: a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya;
- 2002Ryanair Flight 296 catches fire at London Stansted Airport. Subsequent investigations criticize Ryanair’s handling of the evacuation.
- 2007The Chinese Correction: the Shanghai Stock Exchange falls 9%, the largest drop in 10 years.
Who were born on February 27?
- 1886Hugo Black, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1971)
- 1891Anne Samson, oldest-ever nun documented (d. 2004)
- 1892William Demarest, American actor (d. 1983)
- 1895Miyagiyama Fukumatsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 29th Yokozuna (d. 1943)
- 1925Samuel Dash, American Congressional counsel (d. 2004)
- 1927Guy Mitchell, American singer (d. 1999)
- 1933Raymond Berry, American football player
- 1958Naas Botha, South African rugby union footballer
- 1973Ali Tabatabaee, American Iranian rapper (Zebrahead)
- 1989Shota Shimizu, Japanese musician
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