On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Cohn, lawyer, "grand inquisitor" (for Sen Joseph McCarthy)

Person of interestSidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American actor, first black actor to win Oscar for Best Actor ('Lillies in the Field' - 1963), born in Miami, Florida