On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1944

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1,000 Jews leave Drancy, France, for Auschwitz concentration camp

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths
  • 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? 77 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries