On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1944

Historical Events

  • 1,000 Jews leave Drancy, France, for Auschwitz concentration camp
  • 2,000 Jews are murdered in Kaunas Lithuania
  • 40 Jewish policemen in Riga, Latvia, ghetto are shot by the Gestapo
  • Children's Aktion-Nazis collect all the Jewish children of Lovno

Famous Birthdays

  • Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (Hamoun), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2008)
1944 Highlights

About March 27, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries