On This Day

Historical Events on February 27 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 216 of 216

  • 2014 Republic of Crimea announces a referendum and ousts its regional government
  • 2014 Arseniy Yatsenyuk appointed Prime Minister of the Ukraine
  • 2014 Chaos erupts after the Swedish Public Employment Service mistakenly invites 61,000 people to a job interview in Stockholm
  • 2014 US Republican Governor Jan Brewer vetoes a "religious freedom" bill that would have allowed businesses to turn away gay customers
  • 2015 Russian politician Boris Nemtsov is assassinated in Moscow

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President Trump, has his top-secret security clearance at the White House downgraded

Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump Jared Kushner
Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump
Jared Kushner

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Barbra Streisand reveals she has cloned her dog twice

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Film release premierFilm Premier

2019 "Captain Marvel" film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, starring Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 Michael Cohen, former lawyer to Donald Trump testifies before the House Oversight Committee saying Trump is "racist", a "con man" and "a cheat"

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2019 Train crashes into a buffer at Cairo's main railway station killing 25 and injuring dozens in Egypt

Conference meetingSummit of Interest

2019 Second summit begins between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, Vietnam

Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea Kim Jong-un
Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea
Kim Jong-un
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2019 Smallest baby boy ever born to be later successfully released, goes home, after original birth weight of 268g (9.45oz) from Tokyo hospital
  • 2019 First gun control legislation for 25 years passed by US House of Representatives, with new federal background checks
  • 2019 Doctors announce world's second known case of semi-identical twins, a boy and girl from Brisbane, Australia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 Actor Luke Perry (52) suffers a stroke in Los Angeles

Actor Luke Perry
Actor
Luke Perry
  • 2019 Pakistan shoots down an Indian fighter jet and captures the pilot, further escalating tensions in the disputed Kashmir region