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It happened on a… February 27
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US authorizes its third COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, a one-shot vaccine.


Dow Jones Index suffers its biggest points fall in history closing down 1,190.95 in New York amid concerns about COVID-19.


Britain’s House of Lords agreed to give a monarch’s first-born daughter the same claim to the throne as any first-born son. This was the end to 1,000 years of male preference.


17th Winter Olympics end in Lillehammer, Norway; Canada takes home three Golds – Myriam Bédard for Biathlon (2) and Jean-Luc Brassard for Moguls Freestyle Skiing.


Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder record the single “Ebony & Ivory”.


Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones rock group is arrested by the RCMP and charged with possession of heroin with intent to traffic and possession of cocaine; police seize 22 grams of heroin, 5 grams of cocaine and narcotics paraphernalia; Richards is released on $25,000 bail; later found guilty, but released on condition the Stones play two benefit concerts for the blind.


New Orleans held its first Mardi Gras celebration.


Vienna, Austria, Ludwig van Beethoven premieres his Eighth symphony.


Henry IV crowned King of France.

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