On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Music concertMusic Concert

Just 11 days after being released from prison, Billie Holiday plays in front of a sold-out crowd at Carnegie Hall

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday
  • The Second Congress of the Workers' Party of North Korea is convened

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Candael, Flemish composer, dies at 64