On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "People" magazine begins sales
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Dishman, American football offensive lineman (Arizona Cardinals), born in Cozad, Nebraska
  • Jimmy Maher, Australian cricketer (Queensland lefty batsman victorious 1995 side), born in Innisfail, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Pat Brady [Robert Ellsworth O'Brady], American actor (The Roy Rodgers Show, Man from Music Mountain), dies at 57