On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1849

Historical Events

  • Joseph Couch patents steam-powered percussion rock drill

Famous Deaths

  • Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford (b. 1776)
1849 Highlights

About March 27, 1849

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries