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, Austrian-born spiritualist (founder of doctrine of anthroposophy), born in Kraljevic, Austria (d. 1925)
Born in 1861

About February 27, 1861

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces