On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

Person of interestFred Rogers

Fred Rogers, host of TV's "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood" dies at age 74

TV Host Fred Rogers
TV Host
Fred Rogers
  • John Lanchbery, English composer (b. 1923)