On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1860

Historical Events

  • M L Byrn patents "covered gimlet screw with a 'T' handle" (corkscrew)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar, born in Redding, Connecticut (d. 1924)
1860 Highlights

About March 27, 1860

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries