March 27: Day of the Week
March 27, 2020 was the 87th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 279 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1329Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical.
- 1886Famous Apache warrior, Geronimo, surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars.
- 1941World War II: Yugoslavian Air Force officers topple the pro-axis government in a bloodless coup.
- 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.
- 1945World War II: Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan’s ports and waterways begins. Argentina declares war to the Axis Powers.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2002Passover Massacre: A Palestinian suicide bomber kills 29 people partaking of the Passover meal in Netanya, Israel.
- 2009Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people.
Who were born on March 27?
- 1901Erich Ollenhauer, German politician (d. 1963)
- 1914Richard Denning, American actor (d. 1998)
- 1927Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (d. 2007)
- 1942Michael Jackson, English writer (d. 2007)
- 1957Billy Mackenzie, Scottish musician (Associates) (d. 1997)
- 1957Kostas Vasilakakis, Greek footballer and football manager
- 1963Randall Cunningham, American football player
- 1967David Bavaro, American football player
- 1970Brent Fitz, Canadian musician (Theory of a Deadman)
- 1987Chad Denny, Canadian ice hockey player
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