March 27: Day of the Week
March 27, 2017 is the 86th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 279 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
March 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1794The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of six frigates.
- 1836Texas Revolution: Goliad massacre – Antonio López de Santa Anna orders the Mexican army to kill about 400 Texas POWs at Goliad, Texas.
- 1881Rioting takes place in Basingstoke in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of rigid Temperance by the Salvation Army.
- 1915Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of disease ever identified in the United States, is put in quarantine, where she would remain for the rest of her life.
- 1938Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Taierzhuang takes place.
- 1941World War II: Yugoslavian Air Force officers topple the pro-axis government in a bloodless coup.
- 1958Nikita Khrushchev becomes Premier of the Soviet Union.
- 1993Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People’s Republic of China.
- 1994One of the biggest tornado outbreaks in recent memory hits the Southeastern United States. One tornado slams into a church in Piedmont, Alabama during Palm Sunday services killing 20 and injuring 90.
- 2000A Phillips Petroleum plant explosion in Pasadena, Texas kills 1 and injures 71.
Who were born on March 27?
- 1785King Louis XVII of France (d. 1795)
- 1898Alma Tell, American stage and film actress (d. 1937)
- 1906Pee Wee Russell, American musician (d. 1969)
- 1927Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (d. 2007)
- 1959Andrew Farriss, Australian musician (INXS)
- 1962Rob Hollink, Dutch professional poker player
- 1970Brent Fitz, Canadian musician (Theory of a Deadman)
- 1976Danny Fortson, American basketball player
- 1981Terry McFlynn, Northern Irish footballer
- 1987Victor Vito, New Zealand rugby player
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