February 27, 1881 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Battle at Amajuba: South African Boers vs British army under Gen Colley

Birthdays in History

  • Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician
  • Sveinn Bjornsson, 1st president of Iceland (1944-52)/poet (Figur ild)

Deaths in History

  • George Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46