On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

83rd Academy Awards: "The King's Speech", Colin Firth and Natalie Portman win

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

83rd Academy Awards: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win Best Original Score for 'The Social Network'

Musician Trent Reznor
Musician
Trent Reznor

Famous Deaths

  • Duke Snider, American baseball centerfielder (406 HRs), dies at 84
  • Frank Buckles, last surviving American World War I veteran (b. 1901)