On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 2011

Historical Events

Academy Awards

83rd Academy Awards: Best Picture "The King's Speech", Colin Firth and Natalie Portman win best acting awards

Academy Awards

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

Musician Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor

Famous Deaths

  • Duke Snider, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (8 x MLB All Star; World Series 1955, 59; Brooklyn / LA Dodgers), dies at 84
  • Eddie Kirkland, Jamaican-American blues guitarist, singer and harmonica player (Have Mercy On Me), dies in a car accident at 87
  • Frank Buckles, last surviving American World War I veteran (b. 1901)
2011 Highlights

About February 27, 2011

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces