What Happened on February 27, 2003

Historical Events

  • Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic is sentenced by the U.N. tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, to 11 years in prison
  • Rowan Williams is enthroned as the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury.

Famous Deaths

Fred RogersFred Rogers (1928-2003)

American children's TV host (Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood), Presbyterian minister, dies of stomach cancer at age 74

  • John Lanchbery, British-Australian composer and conductor (Royal Ballet, 1959-72; Australian Ballet, 1972-77; American Ballet Theatre, 1978-80), dies at 79

About February 27, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts