On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Bouvet Island declared a Norwegian dependency

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJoanne Woodward

Joanne Woodward, American actress, producer, activist, and philanthropist (3 Faces of Eve, Rachel), born in Thomasville, Georgia

  • Paul von RaguĂ© Schleyer, American chemist
  • Peter Stone, American writer (d. 2003)