On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1930

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 Ragué Schleyer, American chemist
  • Peter Stone, American writer (d. 2003)
1930 Highlights

About February 27, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces