What Happened on February 27, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Hold On" single released by Wilson Phillips (Billboard Song of the Year 1990)
  • Exxon Corp and Exxon Shipping are indicted on 5 criminal counts (Valdez)

Historic CommunicationBlack Tot Day

Final day of the rum ration in the Royal New Zealand Navy
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  • No-one elected to Hall of Fame for 2nd time in 3 years

Famous Deaths

  • Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (b. 1903)