On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1978

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • James Beattie, English footballer, born in Lancaster, England

Famous Deaths

  • Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer, dies at 65
1978 Highlights

About February 27, 1978

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces