What Happened on February 27, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • German war criminals Aus der Funten and Fischer freed in Holland
  • Venezuela is rocked by the riots of Caracazo.

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Breeding, American singer from B5

Famous Deaths

  • Conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies
  • Joe Silver, actor (Rage, Rapid, Deathtrap, Shivers), dies at 66
  • Konrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies at 85
  • Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer (b. 1897)