March 27: Day of the Week
March 27, 2017 was the 86th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 279 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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.
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March 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1309Pope Clement V excommunicates Venice and all its population.
- 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.
- 1943World War II: Battle of the Komandorski Islands – In the Aleutian Islands the battle begins when United States Navy forces intercept Japanese attempting to reinforce a garrison at Kiska.
- 1948The Second Congress of the Workers Party of North Korea is convened.
- 1977Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). 61 survived on the Pan Am flight.
- 1981The Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.
- 1993Italian former minister and Christian Democracy leader Giulio Andreotti is accused of mafia allegiance by the tribunal of Palermo.
- 1994The Eurofighter takes its first flight in Manching, Germany.
- 2004HMS Scylla, a decommissioned Leander class frigate, is sunk as an artificial reef off Cornwall, the first of its kind in Europe.
Who were born on March 27?
- 1860Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar (d. 1924)
- 1883Marie Under, Estonian author and poet (d. 1980)
- 1901Kenneth Slessor, Australian poet (d. 1971)
- 1914Richard Denning, American actor (d. 1998)
- 1931David Janssen, American actor (d. 1980)
- 1941Ivan Gašparovič, Slovakian politician
- 1950Lynn McGlothen, American baseball player (d. 1984)
- 1952Jan Albers, Dutch field hockey player
- 1956Leung Kwok Hung, Hong Kong activist
- 1987Victor Vito, New Zealand rugby player
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