February 27, 1969 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


BattleCoup d'├ętat

General Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via military coup

General and President of Syria Hafez al-Assad
General and President of Syria
Hafez al-Assad
  • President Nixon visits West Berlin

Birthdays in History

  • Victoria Fair, Jackson Michigan, Miss Michigan-America (1991)

Deaths in History

  • Marius Barbeau, French Canadian folklorist (b. 1883)