On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1999

Historical Events

  • Aston Villa are the last Premier League team to play a match with an all-English starting XI in a 4-1 defeat by Coventry
  • Korea International School is founded by Soon-Il Chung
  • Olusegun Obasanjo becomes Nigeria's first elected president since mid-1983

Famous Deaths

  • Horace Tapscott, American jazz pianist and composer (Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, 1961-98), dies at 64
1999 Highlights

About February 27, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces