What Happened on March 27, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • French commandos land in Algeria
  • US seizes US communist newspaper "Daily Worker"

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kelly, CFL wide receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Thomas Wassberg, Sweden, 15K/50K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84