What Happened on February 27, 1897

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Lyot, French astronomer (Coronagraph, Lyot-filter), born in Paris (d. 1952)

Marian AndersonMarian Anderson (1897-1993)

American contralto and celebrated singer (My Lord, What a Morning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Paul Schuitema, Dutch graphic designer and photographer (System-O-Color), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1973)
Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About February 27, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces