March 27 in History
1931March 27, 1931:
France awards British comedian, Charlie Chaplin, with the Legion of Honor.
1943March 27, 1943:
CBS Radio premieres comedy-variety series titled “Blue Ribbon Town”, featuring Groucho Marx.
- March 27, 1943:
The Battle of the Komandorski Islands, between the U.S. Navy and their Japanese counterparts, begins at the North Pacific.
1952March 27, 1952:
1957March 27, 1957:
Doris Day’s song titled "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera)", which was featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s movie, “The Man Who Knew Too Much” is named the “Best Original Song” at the Academy Award.
1969March 27, 1969:
Dr. C. Eric Lincoln creates the Black Academy of Arts & Letters in Boston. The organization aims at promoting the achievements of black people.
1973March 27, 1973:
American actress, Liza Minnelli, receives the “Best Actress” prize at the Oscars for her performance as Bob Fosse in the film titled “Cabaret”.
1975March 27, 1975:
Works begins for the construction of the famous Trans-Alaska Pipeline System. The 1,288.0 km pipeline is one of the world’s longest oil transportation structures which start from Alaska in the United States.
1977March 27, 1977:
583 people die in a plane crash after two separate Boeing 747s collide at an airport in Tenerife, Spain. The accident is considered as one of the worst aviation disasters in history.
1981March 27, 1981:
British singer, Ozzy Osbourne, releases maiden album titled "Blizzard of Ozz", in the U.S.
1984March 27, 1984:
American hip-hop group, Run-DMC, drops their self-titled maiden album. Their work would become the first of its kind to earn a gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America.
1989March 27, 1989:
NBC-TV premieres first black-American soap opera titled "Generations".
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2008March 27, 2008:
American rap star, Remy Ma receives 25 years prison sentence for his role in a shooting incidence that occurred outside one of the night clubs in Manhattan.
2012March 27, 2012:
American author, Danielle Steel, publishes her eighty-sixth novel titled “Betrayal”.