Thursday 27 February 1941
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paddy Ashton and Sandy Wilson.
Pépé le Moko, directed by Julien Duvivier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
while The Keys of the Kingdom by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
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- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Paddy Ashton: New Delhi, India -- British MP (Soc / Lib Democrat).
- Sandy Wilson: .
- Paddy Ashdown: British politician born in India; leader of newly formed Dem.
- William D Byron: U.
- The New Zealand Division cruiser HMS ''Leander'' (1931) sinks Italian armed merchant raider ''Ramb I'' off the Maldives.
- WWII: Bulgaria signs the Tripartite Pact, thus joining the Axis powers.
- W47NV begins operations in Nashville, Tennessee, becoming the first FM radio station.
- Arthur L. Bristol becomes Rear Admiral for the U.S. Navy's Support Force, Atlantic Fleet.
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