On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1973

Historical Events

  • American Indian Movement occupy Wounded Knee in South Dakota

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Pope Paul VI publishes constitution motu proprio Quo aptius

Pope Paul VI
Paul VI
  • White Sox slugger Dick Allen signs 3 year $750,000 contract

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Taylor, Welsh rugby union footballer, born in Blaenavon, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Lucijan Marija Skerjanc, Yugoslav composer/conductor, dies at 72
1973 Highlights

About February 27, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces