On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1912

Historical Events

  • 1st Japanese cherry blossom trees planted in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJames Callaghan

James Callaghan, British Prime Minister (Labour: 1976-79), born in Portsmouth, England (d. 2005)

British Prime Minister James Callaghan
British Prime Minister
James Callaghan
  • Reuel Lahmer, composer, born in Maple, Ontario
  • Robert Watson Hughes, Scottish-Australian composer, born in Levan, Inverclyde, Scotland (d. 2007)
1912 Highlights

About March 27, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries