What Happened on March 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: U of Oregon beats OH State 46-33

Famous Birthdays

  • Cale Yarborough, auto racer (Daytona 500-1968, 77, 83, 84)
  • Jay C Kim, (Rep-R-California)
  • Lord Lyell [Charles Lyell], British politician and Conservative member of the House of Lords
  • Ruth Ashton, general secretary (Royal College of Midwives)

Famous Deaths

  • Constance Lindsay Skinner, Quesnel British Columbia, Canadian author (Rivers of America), dies at 57