On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1994

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Maronite church near Beirut bombed, 10 killed
  • XVII Winter Olympic Games close in Lillehammer, Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Hou Yifan, Chinese chess player, born in Xinghua, China

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Acton, English-Italian historian and art collector, dies at 84
  • Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
  • Laurence "Bill" Craigie, jet pioneer, dies at 92
  • Leopold "Hans" Kohr, Austria social philosopher/economist, dies at 84