On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1981

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

"Blizzard of Ozz", the debut solo album by English rock musician Ozzy Osbourne, is released in the United States

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne

Music releaseMusic Single

John Lennon single "Watching the Wheels" released posthumously in UK

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Carey Davis, American National Football League fullback, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • JJ Lin, Chinese singer (Music Voyager), born in Singapore
  • Terry McFlynn, Northern Irish footballer, born in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Mao Dun [Shen Dehong], Chinese writer (Midnight), dies at 84
1981 Highlights

About March 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries