On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Assassination attempt on Van de Peat at Amsterdams census bureau

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Blue Ribbon Town (with Groucho Marx) 1st heard on CBS Radio

Comedian Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx
  • US begins assault on Fondouk Pass, Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

  • Milton Robert Carr, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1975-81, 83-95), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Phil Frank, American cartoonist (Farley, The Elderberries comics), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1), killed in crash