27 February: On this day in history on 27th February, we saw a lot of eventful things happening all over the world.
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What Happened Today? On This Day in History: 27 February
- In 1670, Leopold I ordered that Jews be expelled from Austria.
- In 1801, Washington DC was placed under Congressional jurisdiction.
- In 1812, the flag of Argentina was first raised at Rosario. It was designed by Manuel Belgrano.
- In 1900, the British Labour Party was founded on this day.
- In 1929, Turkey signed the Litvinov Pact.
- In 272 AD, Roman Emperor Constantine The Great was born in Naissus.
- In 1807, popular American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on this day. He became the first American to translate ‘The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri’ from Italian to English.
- In 1832, American Civil War journalist Edward Alfred Pollard was born.
- In 1867, American economist Irving Fisher was born.
- In 1891, French composer Georges Elbert Migot was born.
- In 1902, American author and the Nobel Prize winner in Literature, John Steinbeck was born on this day.
- In 1931, famous Indian revolutionary Chandra Shekhar Azad died on this day.
- In 1936, Russian psychologist Ivan Pavlov died at the age of 86.
- In 1958, the CEO of Columbia Pictures Harry Cohn died of a heart attack.
- In 1994, Dutch Sculptor Karl I Pelgrom died at the age of 66.
- In 2002, Irish-British comedian and actor Spike Milligan died at the age of 83 of kidney failure.
- In 2015, American actor Leonard Nimoy died on this day.
What Special Day is Today: 27 February
- International Polar Bear Day is observed throughout the globe on this day.
- National Protein Day is celebrated in India.
- World NGO Day is celebrated across the world.
- National Strawberry Day is annually celebrated in the United States of America on this day.
As can be seen, on this day in history on 27th February, a lot of significant events took place in history.
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