What Happened on February 27, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 22nd amendment ratified, limiting US Presidents to 2 terms

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Atwater, Republican National Committee Chairman (1989-91)
  • Steve Harley, rocker (Come Up & See Me)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Activist W.E.B. Du Bois (83) weds award-winning author Shirley Graham (54) in Queens, New York

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois
Civil Rights Activist
W.E.B. Du Bois

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Louis Smith, American physicist who made the first X-ray photograph, dies at 91