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)
- 196 BCPtolemy V ascends to the throne of Egypt.
- 1836Texas Revolution: Goliad massacre – Antonio López de Santa Anna orders the Mexican army to kill about 400 Texas POWs at Goliad, Texas.
- 1854Crimean War: The United Kingdom declares war on Russia.
- 1881Rioting takes place in Basingstoke in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of rigid Temperance by the Salvation Army.
- 1910A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, kills 312.
- 1941World War II: Yugoslavian Air Force officers topple the pro-axis government in a bloodless coup.
- 1948The Second Congress of the Workers Party of North Korea is convened.
- 1986A car bomb explodes at Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, killing 1 police officer and injuring 21 people.
- 1993Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People’s Republic of China.
- 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.
Who were born on March 27?
- 1416Antonio Squarcialupi, Italian composer (d. 1480)
- 1950Tony Banks, English musician (Genesis)
- 1952Jan Albers, Dutch field hockey player
- 1962John O'Farrell, British author and satirist
- 1972Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Dutch footballer
- 1977Vitor Meira, Brazilian racing driver
- 1981Lin Jun Jie, Chinese singer
- 1982Iman Crosson, American actor, impressionist, and dancer
- 1985Caroline Winberg, Swedish supermodel
- 1986SoCal Val, American professional wrestling valet
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