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  1. Tom and Jerry were originally called Jasper and Jinx. The cartoon series has a total of 163 episodes and was first released on February 10, 1940. It continued until September 27, 2005.

  2. Although World Health Day is one of the most well-known celebrations meant to draw attention and raise awareness to a particular health cause each year, many other observances occur with the intention of raising awareness about health around the world, including World Leprosy Day (January 27), World Parkinson's Day (April), International Day for Protection of Children (June), World Arthritis Day (October), and World Cancer Day (February).

  3. Judge Samuel King was so angry because jurors were late to his trail that he said, "I hereby order that it cease raining by Tuesday morning." A 5 year drought proceeded in 1986 in CA. Then he said, "It is ordered that rain shall fall in California beginning February 27, 1991." And so it did.

  4. On February 27, 1973, 200 Sioux activists from the American Indian Movement occupied Wounded Knee for 71 days until the National Guard made negotiations with AIM.

  5. As of 5 June 2017 there have been 148 confirmed and two disputed self-immolations reported in Tibet since 27 February 2009

  6. House of cards premiered on February 1, starting with "Chapter 1", the second season premiered on February 14 starting with "Chapter 14", Season 3 will premier on February 27 starting with "Chapter 27"

  7. The man who helped invent the calculator, Jerry Merryman, died at age 86, less than 2 weeks ago. He died on February 27, 2019, due to complications of heart and kidney failure.

  8. The Legend of Zelda, the first game of the series, was first released in Japan on February 21, 1986, on the Famicom Disk System. A cartridge version, using battery-backed memory, was released in the United States on August 22, 1987, and Europe on November 27, 1987.

  9. Keith Sivyer bought every new release that entered the UK single charts since their inception in 1952 until his death in February 2015 aged 75. It consisted of approximately 27,000 7ins vinyl singles, 8,000 12ins singles and 10,000 CD singles

  10. On 23rd February 1991, 27 years ago, Indian armed forces entered the twin villages of Kunan and Poshpora in Kashmir under the guise of a cordon-and-search operation. The soldiers then rounded up the local women and proceeded to rape them, regardless of age.

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Tom and Jerry were originally called Jasper and Jinx. The cartoon series has a total of 163 episodes and was first released on February 10, 1940. It continued until September 27, 2005.

There are at least 27 documented incidents of impact of waste leakage from mid-flight to the ground in the United States between 1979 and 2003, like once in UK when a "football sized" ball of waste smashed through a roof in Hampshire causing around £10,000 worth of damages in February 2013.

On this day, Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement to end South African apartheid, is released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990.

TDIH: February 27, 1973 - approximately 200 Oglala Lakota and followers of the American Indian Movement (AIM) seized and occupied the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. : ThisDayInHistory

About Richey James Edwards, a Welsch musician who disappeared in February 1995, joining the 'club of 27'. His band members still deposit a quarter of the band's royalties in his checking account, in case he ever returns.