What Happened on February 27, 2002

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

44th Grammy Awards: "Walk On"; Alicia Keys win

  • Godhra train burning, a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya
  • Ryanair Flight 296 catches fire in London Stansted Airport. Subsequent investigations criticize Ryanair's handling of the evacuation.

Music History

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell receives Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

2002 History

Famous Deaths

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan (1918-2002)

Irish-British actor and comedian (The Goon Show, 3 Musketeers), dies of kidney failure at 83

About February 27, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Always On Time - Ja Rule Featuring Ashanti
  • UK #1 Song: World Of Our Own - Westlife