On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1879

Historical Events

  • Russian Chemist Constantin Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Sancho Marraco, composer
1879 Highlights

About February 27, 1879

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces