On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1991

Historical Events

  • Ben Elton's "Silly Cow" premieres in London
  • Noureddine Morcelli set 1500m mark at 3:34:16

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Singer James Brown is released from prison

Singer James Brown
James Brown

Famous Birthdays

  • Azeem Rafiq, Yorkshire CCC & English U15 captain, born in Karachi, Pakistan

Famous Deaths

  • Hein van Royen, Dutch director of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (1974-91), dies at 52
  • Robert-Jan Akkerman, Dutch diplomat (to Tunis), murdered
1991 Highlights

About February 27, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces