What Happened on March 27, 2012

Historical Events


Danielle Steel’s novel “Betrayal” is published

  • On This Day launches a sister site in Spanish, Hoy en la Historia

Famous Deaths

  • Adrienne Rich, American feminist poet and essayist (Diving into the Wreck), dies from complications of rheumatoid arthritis at 82
  • Hilton Kramer, American art critic, dies from heart failure at 84
  • Millôr Fernandes, Brazilian writer and playwright, dies at 88
  • Warren Stevens, American actor (Richard Boone Show), dies from lung disease at 92

About March 27, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • UK #1 Song: Part Of Me - Katy Perry