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 French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1846Mexican-American War: Siege of Fort Texas.
- 1884A mob in Cincinnati, Ohio, US, attacks members of a jury who had returned a verdict of manslaughter in a clear case of murder, and then over the next few days would riot and destroy the courthouse.
- 1890A tornado strikes Louisville, Kentucky, killing 76 and injuring 200.
- 1945World War II: Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan’s ports and waterways begins. Argentina declares war to the Axis Powers.
- 1958Nikita Khrushchev becomes Premier of the Soviet Union.
- 1986A car bomb explodes at Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, killing 1 police officer and injuring 21 people.
- 1990The United States begins broadcasting TV Martí to Cuba in an effort to bridge the information blackout imposed by the Castro regime.
- 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.
- 2000A Phillips Petroleum plant explosion in Pasadena, Texas kills 1 and injures 71.
- 2002Passover Massacre: A Palestinian suicide bomber kills 29 people partaking of the Passover meal in Netanya, Israel.
Who were born on March 27?
- 1714Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (d. 1795)
- 1871Piet Aalberse, Dutch politician (d. 1948)
- 1924Sarah Vaughan, American singer (d. 1990)
- 1931David Janssen, American actor (d. 1980)
- 1961Tony Rominger, Swiss cyclist
- 1962John O'Farrell, British author and satirist
- 1963Xuxa, Brazilian television personality
- 1964Glenn Carter, English actor and singer-songwriter
- 1972Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Dutch footballer
- 1985Caroline Winberg, Swedish supermodel
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