Wednesday March 27, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

March 27: Day of the Week

March 27, 2024 was the 87th day of the year 2024 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.

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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.

March 27 Historical Event(s)

1809
Peninsular War: A combined Franco-Polish force defeats the Spanish in the Battle of Ciudad-Real.
1814
War of 1812: In central Alabama, U.S. forces under General Andrew Jackson defeat the Creek at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
1884
A 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.
1886
Famous Apache warrior, Geronimo, surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars.
1943
World 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.
1975
Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.
1980
Silver Thursday: A steep fall in silver prices, resulting from the Hunt Brothers attempting to corner the market in silver, led to panic on commodity and futures exchanges.
1981
The Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.
1993
Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People’s Republic of China.
1994
One 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?

1869
James McNeill, Irish politician (d. 1938)
1899
Gloria Swanson, American actress (d. 1983)
1913
Theodor Dannecker, German SS officer (d. 1945)
1923
Endo Shusaku, Japanese author (d. 1996)
1935
Stanley Rother, American Catholic priest and missionary (d. 1981)
1937
Thomas Aquinas Daly, American painter
1963
Charly Alberti, Argentinian musician
1964
Glenn Carter, English actor and singer-songwriter
1969
Victoria O'Keefe, British actress (d. 1990)
1981
Lin Jun Jie, Chinese singer

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