Today History -27 March 2019

Important events of 27th March

  • 1668 – Charles II of England handed over Bombay to East India Company.
  • 1721 – France and Spain signed the Madrid Agreement.
  • 1794 – US Congress has approved the establishment of the Navy in the country.
  • 1841 – The first steam fire engine was successfully tested in New York.
  • 1855 – Abraham Gasner patented kerosene (kerosene oil).
  • 1871 – First international rugby match was played between Scotland and England, which Scotland won.
  • 1884 – Long-distance negotiations were held on the phone for New York from Boston.
  • 1899 – The first international radio transmission between England and France was done by Italian inventor G. Marconi.
  • 1901 – America takes the Philippine Rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo into custody.
  • 1933 – Japan has separated itself from the League of Nations.
  • 1944 – Two thousand Jews were murdered in Lithuania.
  • 1953 – A train accident in Ohio’s Konni killed 21 people.
  • 1956 – The US government seized the Communist newspaper Daily Worker.
  • 1961 – The first World Theater Day began to commemorate.
  • 1964 – 118 people die in Alaska, with an intensity of 8.4 magnitude.
  • 1975 – Trans-Alaska pipeline system construction started.
  • 1977 – Two jumbo aircraft in Tenerife collided with the airplane, the world’s worst plane crash, in which 583 people died.
  • 1977 – European fighter aircraftcraft Eurofighter first flew The Eurofighter was said to be a future fighter aircraft.
  • 1982 – A.F.M. Ahsanuddin Chaudhary was appointed the ninth President of Bangladesh.
  • 1989 – Independent elections were held for the first time in Russia. Many veteran Communist leaders lost in these elections.
  • 2000 – Receiving 52.52 percent votes in Russia, Russia’s acting president Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin won the presidential election.
  • 2002 – 29 people killed in suicide attack in Israel’s Netanya.
  • 2003 – Russia tests deadly topol RS-12M ballistic missile.
  • 2003 – Vishwanathan Anand won the third title with a 1.5 point victory in the final round of the 12th Chess Championship in Monte Carlo.
  • 2006 – Yasin Malik demands referendum in Kashmir
  • 2008 – Central Government sanctioned Rs 3,780 crore for minority-dominated 90 districts for the improvement of infrastructure and comprehensive improvement in living standards.
  • 2008 – Uttar Pradesh Organized Crime Control Bill, UPCOCA, has been approved by Governor TV Rajeshwar.
  • 2008 – Spacecraft Endeavor returned safely to Earth.

Born on 27th March

  • 1923 – Leila Dubey – a renowned anthropologist and feminist scholar.
  • 1936 – Banwari Lal Joshi, Indian politician, who was the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Meghalaya and Uttarakhand.

Died on 27th March

  • 1898 – Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, who started the modern education for Muslims of India, passed away. He founded the Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College, which is today famous as the Aligarh Muslim University.
  • 1915 – Pandit Kanshiram, the leader of the Ghadar Party, and has given his life for the independence of the country.
  • 1968 – Yuri Gargin, former Soviet Union pilot and astronaut
  • 2000 – Priya Dynasty – Actress of Indian Hindi Cinema.

Important events and festivities of 27th March

  • Pandit Kanshi Ram Memorial Day.
  • Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Memorial Day
  • World theater / drama (stage artist) day.