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What Happened on March 27th This Day in History

Year Name
2020 North Macedonia becomes the 30th member of NATO.
2016 A suicide blast in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, Lahore claims over 70 lives and leaves almost 300 others injured. The target of the bombing are Christians celebrating Easter.
2015 Al-Shabab militants attack and temporarily occupy a Mogadishu hotel leaving at least 20 people dead.
2014 Philippines signs a peace accord with the largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, ending decades of conflict.
2009 The dam forming Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people.
2004 HMS Scylla, a decommissioned Leander-class frigate, is sunk as an artificial reef off Cornwall, the first of its kind in Europe.
2002 Passover massacre: A Palestinian suicide bomber kills 29 people at a Passover seder in Netanya, Israel.
2002 Nanterre massacre: In Nanterre, France, a gunman opens fire at the end of a town council meeting, resulting in the deaths of eight councilors; 19 other people are injured.
2000 A Phillips Petroleum plant explosion in Pasadena, Texas kills one person and injures 71 others.
1999 Kosovo War: An American Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk is shot down by a Yugoslav Army SAM, the first and only Nighthawk to be lost in combat.
1998 The Food and Drug Administration approves Viagra for use as a treatment for erectile dysfunction, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States.
1993 Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.
1993 Italian former minister and Christian Democracy leader Giulio Andreotti is accused of mafia allegiance by the tribunal of Palermo.
1990 The United States begins broadcasting anti-Castro propaganda to Cuba on TV Martí.
1986 A car bomb explodes outside Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, Australia, killing one police officer and injuring 21 people.
1981 The Solidarity movement in Poland stages a warning strike, in which at least 12 million Poles walk off their jobs for four hours.
1980 The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.
1977 Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). Sixty-one survived on the Pan Am flight. This is the deadliest aviation accident in history.
1976 The first section of the Washington Metro opens to the public.
1975 Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.
1964 The Good Friday earthquake, the most powerful earthquake recorded in North American history at a magnitude of 9.2 strikes Southcentral Alaska, killing 125 people and inflicting massive damage to the city of Anchorage.
1958 Nikita Khrushchev becomes Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union.
1945 World War II: Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan's ports and waterways begins. Argentina declares war on the Axis Powers.
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.
1942 The Holocaust: Nazi Germany and Vichy France begin the deportation of 65,000 Jews from Drancy internment camp to German extermination camps.
1941 World War II: Yugoslav Air Force officers topple the pro-Axis government in a bloodless coup.
1938 Second Sino-Japanese War: The Battle of Taierzhuang begins, resulting several weeks later in the war's first major Chinese victory over Japan.
1918 The National Council of Bessarabia proclaims union with the Kingdom of Romania.
1915 Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of disease ever identified in the United States, is put in quarantine for the second time, where she would remain for the rest of her life.
1901 Philippine–American War: Emilio Aguinaldo, leader of the First Philippine Republic, is captured by the Americans.
1899 Emilio Aguinaldo leads Filipino forces for the only time during the Philippine–American War at the Battle of Marilao River.
1886 Geronimo, Apache warrior, surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars.
1884 A mob in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States attacks members of a jury which had returned a verdict of manslaughter in what was seen as a clear case of murder; over the next few days the mob would riot and eventually destroy the courthouse.
1871 The first international rugby football match, when Scotland defeats England in Edinburgh at Raeburn Place.
1866 President of the United States of America Andrew Johnson vetoes the Civil Rights Act of 1866. His veto is overridden by Congress and the bill passes into law on April 9.
1836 Texas Revolution: On the orders of General Antonio López de Santa Anna, the Mexican Army massacres 342 Texian Army POWs at Goliad, Texas.
1814 War of 1812: In central Alabama, U.S. forces under General Andrew Jackson defeat the Creek at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
1809 Peninsular War: A combined Franco-Polish force defeats the Spanish in the Battle of Ciudad Real.
1794 The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of six frigates.
1782 The Second Rockingham ministry assumes office in Great Britain and begins negotiations to end the American War of Independence.
1638 The first of four destructive Calabrian earthquakes strikes southern Italy. Measuring magnitude 6.8 and assigned a Mercalli intensity of XI, it kills 10,000–30,000 people.
1625 Charles I becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title King of France.
1513 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León reaches the northern end of The Bahamas on his first voyage to Florida.
1329 Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical.
1309 Pope Clement V imposes excommunication and interdiction on Venice, and a general prohibition of all commercial intercourse with Venice, which had seized on Ferrara, a papal fiefdom.
Famous People Born on March 27

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Year Name
1962 Jann Arden, Canadian singer-songwriter
1962 Rob Hollink, Dutch poker player
1890 Frederick Dalrymple-Hamilton, Scottish admiral (d. 1974)
1891 Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian novelist and playwright (d. 1974)
1890 Harald Julin, Swedish swimmer and water polo player (d. 1967)
1889 Leonard Mociulschi, Romanian general (d. 1979)
1889 Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu, Egyptian-Turkish journalist, author, and politician (d. 1974)
1891 Klawdziy Duzh-Dushewski, Belarusian-Lithuanian architect, journalist, and diplomat, created the Flag of Belarus (d. 1959)
1676 Francis II Rákóczi, Hungarian prince (b. 1676)
1970 Derek Aucoin, Canadian baseball player (d. 2020)
Famous People Deaths On March 27

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Date Name
1990 Percy Beard, American hurdler and coach (b. 1908)
1910 Alexander Emanuel Agassiz, Swiss-American ichthyologist, zoologist, and engineer (b. 1835)
1869 James Harper, American publisher and politician, 65th Mayor of New York City (b. 1795)
2000 George Allen, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1914)
1994 Elisabeth Schmid, German archaeologist and osteologist (b. 1912)
1925 Carl Neumann, German mathematician and academic (b. 1832)
1864 Jean-Jacques Ampère, French philologist and academic (b. 1800)
1991 Aldo Ray, American actor (b. 1926)
1848 Gabriel Bibron, French zoologist and herpetologist (b. 1805)
2009 Irving R. Levine, American journalist and author (b. 1922)