Tuesday February 27, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

February 27: Day of the Week

February 27, 2024 is the 58th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 308 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

February 27 Historical Event(s)

1776
American Revolutionary War: the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge in North Carolina breaks up a Loyalist militia.
1900
Second Boer War: In South Africa, British military leaders receive an unconditional notice of surrender from Boer General Piet Cronje at the Battle of Paardeberg.
1939
United States labor law: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that sit-down strikes violate property owners’ rights and are therefore illegal.
1940
Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14
1943
The Smith Mine #3 in Bearcreek, Montana, explodes, killing 74 men.
1976
The formerly Spanish territory of Western Sahara, under the auspices of the Polisario Front declares independence as the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
2002
Godhra train burning: a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya;
2004
A bombing of a Superferry by Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines’ worst terrorist attack kills 116.
2004
The initial version of the John Jay Report, with details about the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States, is released.
2010
An earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale strikes central parts of Chile leaving over 500 victims, and thousands injured. The quake triggered a tsunami which struck Hawaii shortly after.

Who were born on February 27?

1890
Freddie Keppard, American jazz musician (d. 1933)
1897
Marian Anderson, American contralto (d. 1993)
1927
Guy Mitchell, American singer (d. 1999)
1937
Barbara Babcock, American actress
1952
Stathis Psaltis, Greek actor
1965
Joakim Sundström, Swedish sound editor and sound designer
1983
Duje Draganja, Croatian swimmer
1983
Kate Mara, American actress
1988
Dustin Jeffrey, Canadian ice hockey player
1989
Stefano Langone, American Idol season 10 contestant

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