February 27, 2013 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 17 Afghan militia are killed by Taliban insurgents in an attack in the Andar District
  • 20 people are killed in a market fire in Calcutta, India

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Benedict XVI presents his farewell address to Vatican City

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI

Deaths in History

  • Stephane Hessel, German-born French diplomat, dies at 95