On This Day

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


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)
2003 Highlights

About February 27, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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