On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1984

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Carl Lewis jumps world record indoor (8,675 m)

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Worker's union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa
  • WRC-AM in Washington, D.C. changes call letters to WWRC

Famous Birthdays

  • Antti Tuisku, Finnish singer, born in Rovaniemi, Finland
  • David Noel, American basketball player, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • Lotta Schelin, Swedish female footballer, born in TrÃ¥ngsund, Sweden
1984 Highlights

About February 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces