On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1861

Historical Events

  • Russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland in Castle Square, Warsaw
  • US Congress authorizes 1st stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolph Steiner, Kraljevic Aust, founder (doctrine of anthroposophy)
1861 Highlights

About February 27, 1861

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces