What Happened on February 27, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Explosion in coal mine Boissevain, Virginia, USA (38 dead)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dolf Zwerver, Dutch painter

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra), born in London, England (d. 2011)

  • Lord Young of Graffham, CEO (Cables & Wireless)

Famous Deaths

  • William Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher (b. 1843)