On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1941

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew "Sandy" Wilson, Royal Air Force officer (1962–1995)
  • Ian McGarry, British trade union leader (British Actors' Equity Association)
  • Paddy Ashdown, British MP, leader of Liberal Democrats (1988-1999), born in New Delhi, British Raj (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • William D. Byron, U.S. Congressman (b. 1895)
1941 Highlights

About February 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces