On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1990

Historical Events

  • Bus accidentally touches high voltage wire in Karagpur India; 21 die
  • NSW beat Queensland by 345 runs to win Sheffield Shield Final
  • The United States begins broadcasting TV Martí to Cuba in an effort to bridge the information blackout imposed by the Castro regime.

Famous Birthdays

  • Kimbra [Johnson], New Zealand Grammy Award-winning pop-fusion singer, songwriter, and record producer ("Cameo Lover"; with Gotye - “Somebody That I Used to Know"), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Scott Selwood, Australian rules footballer, born in Bendigo, Australia
1990 Highlights

About March 27, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries