On This Day

February 27, 1998 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Apple discontinues development of the Newton computer
  • Britain's House of Lords agrees to end 1,000 years of male precedence by giving a monarch's first-born daughter the same claim to the throne as any first born son
  • FBI arrests 10 most wanted suspected serial killer Tony Ray Amati
  • NE Patriot David Meggett arrested in Toronto on sex assault charges

Deaths in History

  • George H. Hitchings, American scientist (Nobel laureate 1988), dies at 92