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Sunday March 27, 2016

March 27: Day of the Week

March 27, 2016 was the 87th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 279 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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)

  • 196 BC
    Ptolemy V ascends to the throne of Egypt.
  • 1306
    Robert the Bruce is crowned King of Scotland at Scone.
  • 1613
    The first English child born in Canada at Cuper’s Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy.
  • 1625
    Charles I becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title King of France.
  • 1782
    Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 1884
    A mob in Cincinnati, Ohio, US, attacks members of a jury who had returned a verdict of manslaughter in a clear case of murder, and then over the next few days would riot and destroy the courthouse.
  • 1910
    A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, kills 312.
  • 1941
    World War II: Yugoslavian Air Force officers topple the pro-axis government in a bloodless coup.
  • 1943
    World 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.
  • 2000
    A Phillips Petroleum plant explosion in Pasadena, Texas kills 1 and injures 71.

Who were born on March 27?

  • 1730
    Thomas Tyrwhitt, English classical scholar (d. 1786)
  • 1886
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German architect (d. 1969)
  • 1924
    Sarah Vaughan, American singer (d. 1990)
  • 1944
    Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (d. 2008)
  • 1950
    Tony Banks, English musician (Genesis)
  • 1952
    Maria Schneider, French actress (d. 2011)
  • 1962
    Rob Hollink, Dutch professional poker player
  • 1963
    Quentin Tarantino, American director, writer, and producer
  • 1982
    Iman Crosson, American actor, impressionist, and dancer
  • 1986
    SoCal Val, American professional wrestling valet

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