On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1779

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1842)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59
1779 Highlights

About February 27, 1779

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 241 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces