What Happened on February 27, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Willy den Ouden swims world record 100m free style (1:04.6)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)
  • Roger M Mahoney, archbishop of Los Angeles (1985- ), born in Hollywood, California
  • Ron Barassi, Australian rules footballer
  • Virginia Maskell, actress (Suspect, Doctor in Love, Man Upstairs)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestIvan Pavlov

Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist and pioneer in psychology (Nobel Prize 1904), dies at 86

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov
Ivan Pavlov
  • Joshua W. Alexander, U.S. Secretary of Commerce under Woodrow Wilson (b. 1852)