On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1964

Historical Events

  • "What Makes Sammy Run?" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 540 performances
  • The government of Italy asks for help to keep the Leaning Tower of Pisa from toppling over.

Famous Birthdays

  • April Heinrichs, US women's soccer coach (Olympic-96), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Ewen Vernal, British pop bassist (Deacon Blue), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Orry-Kelly, Australian costume designer (b. 1897)
1964 Highlights

About February 27, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces