About March 27

March 27, 2024 is the 87th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 279 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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Aries is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 308 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On March 27

  • 196 BC
    Ptolemy V ascends to the throne of Egypt.
  • 1306
    Robert the Bruce is crowned King of Scotland at Scone.
  • 1309
    Pope Clement V excommunicates Venice and all its population.
  • 1613
    The first English child born in Canada at Cuper’s Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy.
  • 1794
    The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of six frigates.
  • 1814
    War of 1812: In central Alabama, U.S. forces under General Andrew Jackson defeat the Creek at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
  • 1836
    Texas Revolution: Goliad massacre – Antonio López de Santa Anna orders the Mexican army to kill about 400 Texas POWs at Goliad, Texas.
  • 1846
    Mexican-American War: Siege of Fort Texas.
  • 1915
    Typhoid 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.
  • 1918
    Moldova and Bessarabia join Romania.
  • 1938
    Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Taierzhuang takes place.
  • 1941
    World War II: Yugoslavian Air Force officers topple the pro-axis government in a bloodless coup.
  • 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.
  • 1963
    Beeching Axe: Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom’s rail network.
  • 1975
    Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.
  • 1993
    Italian former minister and Christian Democracy leader Giulio Andreotti is accused of mafia allegiance by the tribunal of Palermo.
  • 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.
  • 2000
    A Phillips Petroleum plant explosion in Pasadena, Texas kills 1 and injures 71.
  • 2009
    A suicide bomber kills at least 48 at a mosque in the Khyber Agency of Pakistan.
  • 2009
    Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people.

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