According to Gregory calendar, February 27 is the day number 58 in a given year. February 27 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 27 February in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1560The Treaty of Berwick was signed, setting the terms under which an English fleet and army could enter Scotland to expel French troops defending the Regency of Mary of Guise .
1594Henry IV became king of France.
1700The island of New Britain was discovered in the Western Pacific by William Dampier.
1776American Revolutionary War-A Patriot victory in the Battle ofMoore's Creek Bridge resulted in the capture or arrest of 850 Loyalistsover the next few days.
1801Under the District of Columbia Organic Act of 1801, Washington, D.C., a new planned city and capital of the United States, was placed under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Congress.
1812Manuel Belgrano raised the Flag of Argentina, which hedesigned, for the first time in the city of Rosario, during theArgentine War of Independence.
1816The Dutch withdrew Suriname from France after Napoleon's defeat.
1829There was a battle of Tarki.
1870The current flag of Japan was first adopted as the nationalflag for Japanese merchant ships.
1874Baseball was first played in England at Lord's Cricket Ground.
1900FC Bayern Munich, Germany's most successful football club, wasfounded by eleven players led by Franz John.
1902American writer John Steinbeck was born.
1921The International Working Union of Socialist Party was established in Vienna.
1931Revolutionary and freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad shot himself to avoid arrest in an encounter with the British police at Alfred Park, Allahabad.
1933The Reichstag building in Berlin, the assembly location of the German Parliament, was set on fire, a pivotal event in theestablishment of the Nazi regime in Germany.
1940American biochemists Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discovered the radioactive isotope carbon-14, which today is used extensively as the basis of the radiocarbon dating method to date archaeological, geological, and hydrogeological samples.
1951The 22nd amendment to the US Constitution limited two terms for president.
1956The first speaker of the Lok Sabha was G. V. Mavalankar died.
1956Women got the right to vote in Egypt.
1962Two dissident Vietnam Air Force pilots bombed the IndependencePalace in Saigon in a failed attempt to assassinate South VietnamPresident Ngo Dinh Diem.
1963The Dominican Republic receives its first democratically elected president, Juan Bosch, since the end of the dictatorship led by Rafael Trujillo.
1974President VV Giri dedicated the Nehru Memorial Museum at Teen Murti in New Delhi to the nation.
1976The formerly Spanish territory of Western Sahara, under the auspices of the Polisario Front declares independence as the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
1982Abul Fatral Mohammad Ahsanuddin Chaudhary appointed as the President of Bangladesh.
1982The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, known for its performances of Gilbert and Sullivan's Savoy operas, gave its last performance.
1988The helicopter postal service was inaugurated for the first time.
1988The Armenian community of Sumgait in Azerbaijan was the targetof a violent pogrom.
1989A wave of protests, riots and looting known as the Caracazoresulted in a death toll of anywhere between 275 and 3,000 people in theVenezuelan capital Caracas and its surrounding towns.
1991President Bush declared victory over Iraq and ordered a cease-fire.
1995About 54 people were killed in a car bomb blast in Jakho, northern Iraq.
1996The media franchise Pokémon was launched with the release of the first version of the video game Pocket Monsters Aka and Midori.
1997The famous singer Sade (Helen Fosad) has been arrested in Jamaica for disobeying a cop.
1998The most suspected serial killer, Tony Ray was arrested by FBI.
2002U2, Alicia Keyes, Nelly Furtado, and James Taylor won major awards in 4th Gammy awards.
2002A mob of Sabarmati train near Godhra railway station opened fire, killing 59 people. These deaths led to communal violence in Gujarat.
2004The initial version of the John Jay Report, with details aboutthe Catholic sexual abuse scandal in the United States, was released.
2004A terrorist bombed a boat in the Philippines killing 116 people.
2010A tsunami warning went into effect in Chile as after an earthquake of 8.8 magnitude hits near conception Chile.
2011The resolution 1970 is adopted by UN Security Council, imposes sanctions on the regime of Muammar al- Gaddafi.
201317000 tabs, mostly from its montage department in the next two years at JP Morgan revealed.
201320 people died in a fire in a market in Kolkata, West Bengal.
2014The US food and drug administration in proposions to revise food labels by providing realistic serving series, emphasises calorie and sugar amounts, and breaking down fats and listing into good and bad fats.
2015Russian statesman and politician Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in central Moscow while returning from a meal out.
2015Russian politician Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in Moscow.
380Christianity became the state religion of the Roman Empire as aresult of the Edict of Thessalonica.
907Abaoji, a Khitan chieftain, was enthroned as Emperor Taizu,establishing the Liao Dynasty in northern China.

Important Historical Events of 27 February in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
2002A Sabarmati Express train was set on fire right after it left the train station in Godhra, India, killing more than 55 Hindu pilgrims.
2002A violent riot in Gujarat, India, where at least 1,000 people(mostly Muslims) were killed, was triggered by a train fire.
2012The cruise ship Costa Allegra, a left adrift in the Indian Ocean near the Seychelles, following an engine room fire.

Important Days of 27 February National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World NGO DayInternational Day
Dominican Republic Independence Day from HaitiNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 27 February 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1912Kusumagraj / Poet / India
1912Lawrence Durrell / Poet / India
1924Vijayalakshmi Ramanan / Commander / India
1943B. S. Yeddyurappa / Politician / India
1986Sandeep Singh / Hockey Player / India
1989Shilpa Singh / Model / India

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