March 27, 1968 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Japanese Trade & Cultural Center (Japan Center) dedicated in SF

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Suharto officially succeeds Sukarno as president of Indonesia

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
Suharto
1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
Sukarno

Birthdays in History

  • Irina Belova, Russian pentathelete (world record 1992)

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Yuri Gagarin, Russian cosmonaut and 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1), dies in a Mig-15 plane crash at 34

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
Cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin