About February 27

February 27, 2024 is the 58th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 308 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Pisces is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 337 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On February 27

  • 380
    Edict of Thessalonica: Emperor Theodosius I, with co-emperors Gratian and Valentinian II, declare their wish that all Roman citizens convert to trinitarian Christianity.
  • 425
    The University of Constantinople is founded by Emperor Theodosius II at the urging of his wife Aelia Eudocia.
  • 1626
    Yuan Chonghuan is appointed Governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory against the Manchurians under Nurhaci.
  • 1700
    The island of New Britain is discovered.
  • 1812
    Manuel Belgrano raises the Flag of Argentina in the city of Rosario for the first time.
  • 1812
    Poet Lord Byron gives his first address as a member of the House of Lords, in defense of Luddite violence against Industrialism in his home county of Nottinghamshire.
  • 1844
    The Dominican Republic gains independence from Haiti.
  • 1860
    Abraham Lincoln makes a speech at Cooper Union in the city of New York that is largely responsible for his election to the Presidency.
  • 1861
    Russian troops fire on a crowd in Warsaw protesting against Russian rule over Poland, killing five protesters.
  • 1900
    Second Boer War: In South Africa, British military leaders receive an unconditional notice of surrender from Boer General Piet Cronje at the Battle of Paardeberg.
  • 1922
    A challenge to the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, allowing women the right to vote, is rebuffed by the Supreme Court of the United States in Leser v. Garnett.
  • 1940
    Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14
  • 1943
    The Rosenstrasse protest starts in Berlin
  • 1955
    Soviet Union regional elections, 1955.
  • 1964
    The government of Italy asks for help to keep the Leaning Tower of Pisa from toppling over.
  • 1973
    The American Indian Movement occupies Wounded Knee, South Dakota.
  • 1989
    Venezuela is rocked by the Caracazo riots.
  • 1991
    Gulf War: U.S. President George H. W. Bush announces that “Kuwait is liberated”.
  • 2002
    Godhra train burning: a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya;
  • 2004
    The initial version of the John Jay Report, with details about the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States, is released.

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