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Famous Events For March 27

Famous Events For March 27 – Today In History

March 27: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – March 27  Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 27th March 1625: Charles I, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland ascend the English throne.
2. 27th March 1668: King Charles II of England gives Bombay to the East India Company.

18th Century – What Happened on March 27 – The 1700s

3. 27th March 1713: Under the Treaty of Utrecht, Spain loses Menorca and Gibraltar to Britain.
4. 27th March 1721: France and Spain signed the Treaty of Madrid.
5. 27th March 1790: The modern shoelace, string, and shoe holes, were invented today in England.
6. 27th March 1794: Denmark and Sweden form a neutrality compact.
7. 27th March 1794: The U. S. Congress today authorized the creation of the U. S. Navy.

19th Century – March 27 This Day That Year – The 1800s

8. 27th March 1802: The French Revolutionary War ended today with the signing of the Treaty of Amiens.,
9. 27th March 1814: In the Battle at Horseshoe Bend, General Andrew Jackson defeats the Red Sticks, part of the Creek Indian tribe near Dadeville in Alabama.
10. 27th March 1836: The first Mormon temple was today dedicated in Kirtland Ohio.
11. 27th March 1836: About 350 Texan prisoners including their commander James Fannin were executed today in Goliad, Texas, under the orders of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Some 30 Texans escaped execution.
12. 27th March 1841: The first steam fire engine was today tested in New York City.
13. 27th March 1848: John Parker Paynard originates medicated adhesive plaster.
14. 27th March 1849: The steam-powered percussion rock drill was today patented by Joseph Couch.
15. 27th March 1855: Physician and Geologist Abraham Gesner today patented kerosene.
16. 27th March 1860: M.L. Byrn patented the corkscrew today.
17. 27th March 1866: The civil rights bill was today vetoed by U.S. President Andrew Johnson. The bill later became the 14th amendment.
18. 27th March 1868: The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego New York.
19. 27th March 1881: Rioting takes place in Basingstoke, Hampshire, in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of rigid Temperance by the Salvation Army.
20. 27th March 1884: The first long-distance telephone call was today made from Boston to New York.
21. 27th March 1890: A tornado struck Louisville, Kentucky. 76 people were killed and 200 injured in the tornado.
22. 27th March 1899: Italian inventor G. Marconi today achieved the first international radio transmission between England and France.

20th Century – Important Events On This Day March 27th – The 1900s

23. 27th March 1900: The Russian Army today mobilized 250,000 troops for active duty.
24. 27th March 1900: The War Loan Act was today passed by the London Parliament. The act gave 35 million pounds to the Boer War cause in South Africa.
25. 27th March 1901: The U.S. today captured Emilio Aguinaldo, the Filipino rebel leader.
26. 27th March 1907: As a punitive action for the murder of French Dr. Muchamp, the French troops today occupied Oudja in Morocco.
27. 27th March 1910: 312 people were killed in a fire during the barn dance in Ōköritófülpös in Hungary.
28. 27th March 1912: The first Cherry blossom trees, which were a gift from Japan, were planted today in Washington D.C.
29. 27th March 1914: The first successful blood transfusion was done in Brussels today.
30. 27th March 1915: Mary Mallon, known as Typhoid Mary was arrested and returned to quarantine on North Brother Island, New York. She had spent five years evading health authorities and causing several further outbreaks of typhoid.
31. 27th March 1918: Moldova and Bessarabia join Romania.
32. 27th March 1920: Hermann Muller today became German chancellor.
33. 27th March 1924: Canada recognizes USSR.
34. 27th March 1924: This day marks the beginning of the new French government of Poincaré.
35. 27th March 1930: The first US radio broadcast from a ship at sea.
36. 27th March 1931: Actor Charlie Chaplin received the Frances’s Legion of Honor today.
37. 27th March 1933: A Farm Credit Administration was today authorized in the United States.
38. 27th March 1933: Japan leaves the League of Nations today.
39. 27th March 1933: Today there was a protest against Hitler in New York City by some 55,000 people.
40. 27th March 1933: Reginald Gibson & Eric William Fawcett discovered polythene today.
41. 27th March 1937: Feyenoord-stadium officially opens in Rotterdam today.
42. 27th March 1938: The Battle of Taierzhuang takes place.
43. 27th March 1941: The Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler signs Directive 27, assault on Yugoslavia.
44. 27th March 1941: A coup in Yugoslavia, gets rid of pro-German Prince Paul.
45. 27th March 1941: Britain leases defense bases in Trinidad to the US for 99 years.
46. 27th March 1942: The British today raided the Nazi submarine base at St. Nazaire n France.
47. 27th March 1942: Japan today forced Java to use “Tokyo time” which is an hour and a half ahead.
48. 27th March 1943: There was an assassination attempt on Van de Peat at Amsterdam’s census bureau.
49. 27th March 1943: US today begins assault on Fondouk Pass in Tunisia.
50. 27th March 1944: In Kaunas Lithuania, 2,000 Jews were murdered today.
51. 27th March 1944: 1,000 Jews leave Drancy in France for Auschwitz concentration camp.
52. 27th March 1944: Children’s Aktion-Nazis collect all the Jewish children of Lovno.
53. 27th March 1945: British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill today sailed to the eastern banks of the Rhine.
54. 27th March 1945: General Eisenhower today declared German defenses on the Western Front broken.
55. 27th March 1945: Wiesbaden was today captured by the US 20th Army Corps.
56. 27th March 1945: The aerial mining of Japan’s ports and waterway begins today as Operation Starvation during World War II.
57. 27th March 1946: The four-month-long strike in both General Electric and General Motors came to an end today with wage increases.
58. 27th March 1948: The Second Congress of the Worker’s Party of North Korea was convened today.
59. 27th March 1950: The People’s Republic of China was today recognized by the Netherlands.
60. 27th March 1952: Today the U.S. Eighth Army reached the 38th Parallel in Korea, the original dividing line between North and South Korea.
61. 27th March 1952: There was a failed assassination attempt on West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer.
62. 27th March 1952: Sun Records of Memphis begins releasing records.
63. 27th March 1953: There was a train crash in Conneaut Ohio which killed 21 people.
64. 27th March 1956: French commandos land in Algeria.
65. 27th March 1956: U.S. seizes the communist newspaper of U.S. “Daily Worker”.
66. 27th March 1958: Nikita Khrushchev today became the chairman of the Soviet Council of Ministers in addition to the First Secretary of the Communist Party.
67. 27th March 1958: The United States today announced its plan to explore space near the moon.
68. 27th March 1958: CBS Labs today announces new stereophonic records.
69. 27th March 1961: There was an assassination attempt on King Saif al-Islam Achmad of Yemen which failed.
70. 27th March 1961: In Charleston, black demonstrators staged ride-ins on street cars today.
71. 27th March 1962: Archbishop Rummel ends race segregation in New Orlean Catholic school.
72. 27th March 1963: Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom’s rail network.
73. 27th March 1964: The first true Pirate Radio station, Radio Caroline came into being in England.
74. 27th March 1964: A massive earthquake measuring 8.4 on the Richter scale strikes Alaska. It killed 118 people.
75. 27th March 1964: United Nations troops today arrived in Cyprus.
76. 27th March 1964: The Great Train Robbers were today sentenced to a total of 307 years behind bars.
77. 27th March 1966: There were anti-Vietnam War demonstrations in the US, Europe, and Australia.
78. 27th March 1968: The Japanese Trade & Cultural Center (Japan Center) was dedicated in San Francisco.
79. 27th March 1968: In Indonesia, Suharto officially succeeded Sukarno as president of Indonesia.
80. 27th March 1969: The Black Academy of Arts & Letters was formed in Boston.
81. 27th March 1970: USSR today performed its nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR.
82. 27th March 1971: The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) holds its first Annual Conference in the Ulster Hall in Belfast.
83. 27th March 1972: Venera 8 was today launched to planet Venus.
84. 27th March 1976: Today marks the opening of the subway system in Washington DC.
85. 27th March 1977: In aviation history’s worst-ever disaster 583 people were killed when two Boeing 747s collided at Tenerife airport.
86. 27th March 1979: The US Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that cops can’t randomly stop cars.
87. 27th March 1980: In the Vaal Reefs gold mine in South Africa an elevator plunged more than 1900 m, killing all 23 miners aboard.
88. 27th March 1980: The Norwegian oil platform Alexander Kielland collapses in the North Sea. Of the 212 crew members 123 were killed in the disaster.
89. 27th March 1988: The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was today ratified by the U.S. Congress.
90. 27th March 1989: The anti-missile satellite of the United States failed the first test in space.
91. 27th March 1993: The Communist Party leader Jian Zemin was today appointed President of China.
92. 27th March 1997: Governor-General William Deane of Australia today signed a bill to overturn a 1996 Northern Territory Act, which was the first act in the world to permit assisted suicide.
93. 27th March 1997: To protest against unpaid wages, nearly 2 million Russian workers went on strike.
94. 27th March 1998: The Food and Drug Administration in the U.S. today approved the prescription drug Viagra, a pill for male impotence.
95. 27th March 1998: Top civilian aircraft makes of France, Great Britain, Spain, and Germany, today agreed to create a single European aerospace and defense company.

21st Century – March 27 This Day In History – The 2000s

96. 27th March 2004: An unpiloted X-43A jet was successfully launched by NASA which hit Mach 7 (about 5,000 MPH).
97. 27th March 2006: The United Nations Commission on Human Rights held its first meeting today.
98. 27th March 2014: The United Nations General Assembly condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
99. 27th March 2015: Russia today launched its Soyuz TMA-16M to deliver three crew members to the international space station to research the long-term effects of microgravity.
100. 27 March 2016: More than 70 people were killed by a suicide bomb at a park in Lahore Pakistan. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a group connected to the Taliban claimed responsibility.

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