On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1912

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener

Famous Birthdays

  • Kusumagraj, Indian writer (d. 1999)
  • Lawrence Durrell, Indian-British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet), born in Jalandhar, Punjab, British India (d. 1990)
1912 Highlights

About February 27, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces