February 27: Day of the Week
February 27, 2021 was the 58th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 307 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 425The University of Constantinople is founded by Emperor Theodosius II at the urging of his wife Aelia Eudocia.
- 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.
- 1860Abraham Lincoln makes a speech at Cooper Union in the city of New York that is largely responsible for his election to the Presidency.
- 1900Second Boer War: In South Africa, British military leaders receive an unconditional notice of surrender from Boer General Piet Cronje at the Battle of Paardeberg.
- 1921The International Working Union of Socialist Parties is founded in Vienna.
- 1922A challenge to the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, allowing women the right to vote, is rebuffed by the Supreme Court of the United States in Leser v. Garnett.
- 1955Soviet Union regional elections, 1955.
- 1971Doctors in the first Dutch abortion clinic (the Mildredhuis in Arnhem) start to perform aborti provocati.
- 1976The formerly Spanish territory of Western Sahara, under the auspices of the Polisario Front declares independence as the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
- 2004The initial version of the John Jay Report, with details about the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States, is released.
Who were born on February 27?
- 1691Edward Cave, English editor and publisher (d. 1754)
- 1937Barbara Babcock, American actress
- 1943Mary Frann, American actress (d. 1998)
- 1954Uri Shulevitz, American author and illustrator
- 1955Peter Christopherson, English musician and video director
- 1970Kent Desormeaux, American jockey
- 1978James Beattie, English footballer
- 1989Shota Shimizu, Japanese musician
- 1991Azeem Rafiq, Pakistani cricketer
- 1992Jonjo Shelvey, English footballer
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