March 27: Day of the Week
March 27, 2019 was the 86th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 279 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 1613The first English child born in Canada at Cuper’s Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy.
- 1625Charles I becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title King of France.
- 1809Peninsular War: A combined Franco-Polish force defeats the Spanish in the Battle of Ciudad-Real.
- 1851First reported sighting of the Yosemite Valley by Europeans.
- 1886Famous Apache warrior, Geronimo, surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars.
- 1918Moldova and Bessarabia join Romania.
- 1976The first 4.6 miles of the Washington Metro subway system opens.
- 1980Silver Thursday: A steep fall in silver prices, resulting from the Hunt Brothers attempting to corner the market in silver, led to panic on commodity and futures exchanges.
- 2009A suicide bomber kills at least 48 at a mosque in the Khyber Agency of Pakistan.
- 2009Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people.
Who were born on March 27?
- 1809Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, French civic planner (d. 1891)
- 1813Nathaniel Currier, American illustrator (d. 1888)
- 1898Alma Tell, American stage and film actress (d. 1937)
- 1922Dick King-Smith English author (d. 2011)
- 1927Anthony Lewis, American journalist and writer
- 1969Victoria O'Keefe, British actress (d. 1990)
- 1970Princess Leila of Iran (d. 2001)
- 1976Djamel Belmadi, Algerian footballer
- 1988Jessie J, British singer
- 1995Taylor Atelian, American actress
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