On This Day

February 27, 1990 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Exxon Corp and Exxon Shipping are indicted on 5 criminal counts (Valdez)

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Final day of the rum ration in the Royal New Zealand Navy

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Royal Navy sailors lining up for their daily rum ration
Royal Navy sailors lining up for their daily rum ration
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  • No-one elected to Hall of Fame for 2nd time in 3 years

Deaths in History

  • Nahum Norbert Glatzer, Jewish-American scholar (b. 1903)