What Happened on March 27, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 7th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NYU 49-44

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British premier Winston Churchill sails to eastern banks of Rhine

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • DePaul beats Bowling Green for NIT title

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Ella Fitzgerald & Delta Rhythm Boys record "It's Only a Paper Moon"

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald

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Gen Eisenhower declares German defenses on Western Front broken

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • US 20th Army corps captures Wiesbaden
  • World War II: Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan's ports and waterways begins.

Famous Birthdays

  • Briton Selby, Canadian NHL player, born in Kingston, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Jorgen Nielsen, Danish writer (romance), dies at 42