February 27, 1933 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Jean Genet's "Intermezzo" premieres in Paris
  • The Reichstag, German parliament building, destroyed by fire; set by the Nazis, who blame it on Communists

Birthdays in History

  • 6th marquess of Bute, Scottish large landowner/bibliophile
  • Edward Lucie-Smith, British poet and poetry critic, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Geoffrey Maitland Smith, CEO (Sears)
  • Malcolm Wallop, American politician (Sen-R-WY, 1977–1995), born in New York City (d. 2011)