On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 2002

Historical Events

  • Passover Massacre: A suicide bomber kills 29 people in Netanya, Israel.

Famous Deaths

Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American film director (The Lost Weekend; Some Like it Hot), dies at 95

Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore, English comedian, actor (10; Arthur; Bedazzled), jazz pianist, and composer, dies of progressive supranuclear palsy and pneumonia at 66

Milton Berle

Milton Berle, American comedian and TV host (Uncle Miltie, Mr Television), dies at 93


2002 Highlights

About March 27, 2002

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries