On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1941

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler signs Directive 27 (assault on Yugoslavia)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Britain leases defense bases in Trinidad to US for 99 years
  • Yugoslavian coup gets rid of pro-German Prince Paul

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Pashayan Jr., U.S. House of Representatives from California, born in Fresno, California
  • Ivan Gašparovič, President of Slovakia (2004-14), born in Poltár, Slovak Republic
  • Liese Prokop, Austrian pentathlete (Olympic silver 1968), born in Tulln District, Austria (d. 2006)
1941 Highlights

About March 27, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries