On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

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