On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1975

Historical Events

  • CDU-politician Peter Lorentz kidnapped in West Berlin
  • US House of Representatives pass $21.3 billion anti-recession tax-cut bill

Famous Birthdays

  • Christina Nigra, American actress (Out of This World), born in Agoura Hills, California
  • Duce Staley, American football running back (Super Bowl 2005, Pittsburgh Steelers) and coach (Detroit Lions ass HC Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions), born in West Columbia, South Carolina
  • Marcus Robinson, American football wide receiver (Chicago Bears), born in Fort Valley, Georgia
  • Prodromos Korkizoglou, Greek decathlete, born in Larissa, Greece
  • Shelby Walker, American mixed martial artist, born in Kingsville, Texas (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Neville Cardus, English writer and cricketer, dies at 86
1975 Highlights

About February 27, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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