On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st true Pirate Radio station, Radio Caroline (England)
  • Great Train Robbers sentenced to a total of 307 years behind bars
  • The Great Alaska Earthquake (9.2 magnitude) and resulting tsunami kill 139 people in the largest US earthquake and second largest ever recorded
  • UN troops arrive in Cyprus