What Happened on February 27, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite delivers a scathing editorial on America's chances of winning the Vietnam War

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite

Famous Birthdays

  • Loy Vaught, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
  • Mike Sullivan, Marshfield, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • Ron Cox, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)

Famous Deaths

  • Frankie Lymon, American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer (The Teenagers), dies at 25 of a heroin overdose
  • Johannes Tralow, writer, dies at 85
  • Ludvik Podest, composer, dies at 46