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Importance of 27th February in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 27th February special in the world history.

1998
Death of George H. Hitchings, American scientist and Nobel Prize winner .
United States
1998
Death of J. T. Walsh, American character actor .
United States
1968
Death of Frankie Lymon, American pop singer, songwriter (Why do Fools Fall in Love) and serial bigamist.
United States
1953
End of the Korean War
Korea, Republic of
1933
The German Reichstag in Berlin was destroyed by fire
Germany
1907
The Central Criminal Court of England & Wales, the Old Bailey opened.
Great Britain
1907
Birth of Kenneth Horne, businessman and radio comedian whose programmes Much Binding in the Marsh, Round the Horne and Beyond our Ken are regularly repeated.
Great Britain
1902
Birth of John Steinbeck, Nobel prize winning American author.
United States
1900
British Labour Party formed
Great Britain
1892
Death of Louis Vuitton, French luggage maker.
France
1888
Birth of Lotte Lehmann, German Soprano.
Germany
1887
Death of Alexander Borodin, Russian composer (and chemist).
Russian Federation
1883
American theatre impresario Oscar Hammerstein patented the first practical cigar-rolling machine.
United States
1848
Birth of Sir Hubert Parry, British composer.
Great Britain
1847
Birth of Dame Ellen Terry, English actor.
Great Britain
1706
Death of John Evelyn, English diarist and man of letters.
Great Britain
1700
William Dampier became the first European to discover the island of New Britain.
Great Britain
1659
Death of Henry Dunster, English-born American educator, first President of Harvard College
United States
1560
Treaty of Berwick between Duc du Chatelherault (as governor of Scotland) and the English, agreeing to act jointly to expel the French from Scotland
Great Britain
0475
The University of Constantinople was founded by Emperor Theodosius II.
Turkey
0272
Birth of Constantine the Great, Roman Emperor.
Italy
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