What Happened on February 27, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Oil pipe line from Rotterdam to Ruhrgebied opens
  • US Olympic Ice Hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal

Famous Birthdays

  • Andres Gomez, Ecuador, tennis pro (Madrid Grand Prix-1990)
  • Bolik Dahan, Suriname singer/radio host (Radio KBC)
  • John van Grinsven, soccer player (MVV)
  • Paul Humphreys, rock synthesizer (OMD-Crush, Pacific Age)
  • Stoney Jackson, actor (White Shadow, Insiders), born in Richmond, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Adriano Olivetti, Italian engineer and manufacturer (typewriter), dies at 58