On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1901

Historical Events

  • A General Committee of National Liberal Federation meets and adopts a resolution deploring the continuation of the war in South Africa and condemning the British Government's insistence on unconditional surrender by the Boers
  • NL Rules Committee decrees that all fouls are to count as strikes except after two strikes

Famous Birthdays

  • Horatio Luro, American horse trainer (Decidedly, Northern Dancer), born in Argentina (d. 1991)
  • Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter
1901 Highlights

About February 27, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces