March 27: Day of the Week
March 27, 2021 was the 86th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 279 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters AUAMVKJAOW? Check your answers here: Make words with these letters AUAMVKJAOW. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
March 27 Historical Event(s)
- 1306Robert the Bruce is crowned King of Scotland at Scone.
- 1329Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical.
- 1836Texas Revolution: Goliad massacre – Antonio López de Santa Anna orders the Mexican army to kill about 400 Texas POWs at Goliad, Texas.
- 1846Mexican-American War: Siege of Fort Texas.
- 1890A tornado strikes Louisville, Kentucky, killing 76 and injuring 200.
- 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.
- 1918Moldova and Bessarabia join Romania.
- 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.
- 1986A car bomb explodes at Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, killing 1 police officer and injuring 21 people.
- 1994One of the biggest tornado outbreaks in recent memory hits the Southeastern United States. One tornado slams into a church in Piedmont, Alabama during Palm Sunday services killing 20 and injuring 90.
Who were born on March 27?
- 1712Claude Bourgelat, French veterinary surgeon (d. 1779)
- 1859George Giffen, Australian cricketer (d. 1927)
- 1892Dorrit Weixler, German actress (d. 1916)
- 1902Charles Lang, American cinematographer (d. 1998)
- 1952Richard Séguin, Quebec singer and songwriter
- 1960Renato Russo, Brazilian rock singer-songwriter (d. 1996)
- 1963Quentin Tarantino, American director, writer, and producer
- 1969Victoria O'Keefe, British actress (d. 1990)
- 1975Fergie, American pop singer (The Black Eyed Peas)
- 1984Ben Franks, New Zealander rugby player
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.