On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1906

Historical Events

  • France and Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31)
  • H Algernon F "Algy" Rumbold, English diplomat (South Africa/Tibet)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer and pioneer aviator, dies at 71
1906 Highlights

About February 27, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces