On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1912

Historical Events

Historic Event

Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugues PanassiĆ©, French jazz critic, record producer, and impresario (Hot Club de France), born in Paris (d. 1974)
  • 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? 109 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

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