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

Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers, American children's TV host (Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood) dies at age 74

  • John Lanchbery, English composer (b. 1923)
2003 Highlights

About February 27, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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