February 27, 1951 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

  • Lee Atwater, Republican National Committee Chairman (1989-91)

Weddings in History


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

Deaths in History

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