What Happened on February 27, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethelda Bleibtrey, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m, 300m, 4x100m freestyle relay 1920; first US female champion), born in Waterford, New York (d. 1978)

Gene SarazenGene Sarazen (1902-1999)

American golfer (7 x major titles including Career Grand Slam; 38 PGA Tour event wins), born in Harrison, New York

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck (1902-1968)

American author (Grapes of Wrath, Nobel Prize 1940, 1962), born in Salinas, California

Born in 1902
1902 Highlights

About February 27, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces