What Happened on February 27, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethelda Bleibtrey, 100m/300m US swimmer (Olympics 3 gold-1920)
  • Gene Sarazen, American golfer (7 major titles), born in Harrison, New York (d. 1999)

Person of interestJohn Steinbeck

John Steinbeck, American author (Grapes of Wrath-Nobel 1962), born in Salinas, California (d. 1968)