What Happened on March 27, 1855

Historical Events

Gesner Patents Kerosene

Canadian geologist Abraham Gesner patents kerosene

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Ewing, Scottish Physicist (magnetic properties of metals, hysteresis), born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland (d. 1935)
Born in 1855
1855 Highlights

About March 27, 1855

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries