February 27, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

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

Deaths in History

  • Conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies
  • Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel Prize 1973), dies at 85
  • Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer (b. 1897)