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)
American Revolutionary War: the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge in North Carolina breaks up a Loyalist militia.
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.
United States labor law: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that sit-down strikes violate property owners’ rights and are therefore illegal.
Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14
The Smith Mine #3 in Bearcreek, Montana, explodes, killing 74 men.
The formerly Spanish territory of Western Sahara, under the auspices of the Polisario Front declares independence as the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
Godhra train burning: a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya;
A bombing of a Superferry by Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines’ worst terrorist attack kills 116.
The initial version of the John Jay Report, with details about the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States, is released.
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?
Freddie Keppard, American jazz musician (d. 1933)
Marian Anderson, American contralto (d. 1993)
Guy Mitchell, American singer (d. 1999)
Barbara Babcock, American actress
Stathis Psaltis, Greek actor
Joakim Sundström, Swedish sound editor and sound designer
Duje Draganja, Croatian swimmer
Kate Mara, American actress
Dustin Jeffrey, Canadian ice hockey player
Stefano Langone, American Idol season 10 contestant
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