On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1906

Historical Events

  • France and Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides

Famous Birthdays

  • H Algernon F "Algy" Rumbold, English diplomat (South Africa/Tibet)
  • Mal Matheson, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (2 Tests) and rugby union Test referee (Australia v NZ 1946), born in Omaha, New Zealand (d. 1985)

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? 115 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces