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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 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.
- 1910A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, kills 312.
- 1938Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Taierzhuang takes place.
- 1964The Good Friday Earthquake, the most powerful earthquake in U.S. history at a magnitude of 9.2 strikes South Central Alaska, killing 125 people and inflicting massive damage to the city of Anchorage.
- 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.
- 1998The Food and Drug Administration approves Viagra for use as a treatment for male impotence, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States.
- 2009A suicide bomber kills at least 48 at a mosque in the Khyber Agency of Pakistan.
Who were born on March 27?
- 1817Karl Wilhelm von Nägeli, Swiss biologist (d. 1891)
- 1851Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher (d. 1931)
- 1871Piet Aalberse, Dutch politician (d. 1948)
- 1901Carl Barks, American illustrator (d. 2000)
- 1901Kenneth Slessor, Australian poet (d. 1971)
- 1942Michael York, English actor
- 1971David Coulthard, Scottish Formula One driver
- 1981Carey Davis, American pro football player
- 1984Ben Franks, New Zealander rugby player
- 1985Dario Baldauf, Austrian footballer
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