On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1961

Historical Events

  • The first congress of the Spanish Trade Union Organisation is inaugurated

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Shaud, American actor (Miles Silverburg in Murphy Brown), born in Evanston, Illinois

James Worthy

James Worthy, American NBA forward (LA Lakers, 1988 Playoff MVP), born in Gastonia, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Platt Adams, American field athlete (Olympic gold standing high jump 1912), dies at 75
1961 Highlights

About February 27, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces