On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1855

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Abraham Gesner patents kerosene

Famous Birthdays

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

About March 27, 1855

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries