On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1948

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
1948 Highlights

About March 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries