On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Washington Week In Review" 20th anniversary on PBS
  • Donald Regan resigns as White House chief of staff
  • Mike Conley triple jumps world indoor record (17.76m)
  • NCAA cancels SMU's entire 1987 football schedule for gross violations of NCAA rules regarding athletic corruption

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Greenwood, British actress and director (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Amorous Mr Prawn), dies of a heart attack at 65