On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1981

Historical Events

  • Greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder record the single "Ebony & Ivory"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Elodie Ou├ędraogo, Belgian athlete, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium

Person of interestJosh Groban

Josh Groban, American singer ("You Raise Me Up"), born in Los Angeles, California

Singer Josh Groban
Josh Groban

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob H Gilbert, American politician (US Representative 1960-1971), dies at 60
1981 Highlights

About February 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces