On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1871

Historical Events

  • 1st international rugby union match - Scotland 1, England 0 at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Mann, German novelist and essayist (Professor Unrat); brother of Thomas, born in L├╝beck (d. 1950)
  • Piet Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor (1918-25), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1948)
1871 Highlights

About March 27, 1871

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 150 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries