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

Person of interestJames Worthy

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

NBA Small Forward James Worthy
NBA Small Forward
James Worthy

Famous Deaths

  • Platt Adams, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1912), dies at 75
1961 Highlights

About February 27, 1961

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces