On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dan Issel (NBA-Nuggets), hits on 63rd consecutive free throw
  • Earl Anthony becomes 1st pro bowler to win more than $1 million
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • Wayne Williams found guilty of murdering 2 of 28 blacks in Atlanta

Famous Deaths

  • Malika Sabirova, Soviet Tajik ballet dancer, dies at 39