On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Facebook bans white nationalism and white supremacy following criticism that Christchurch terrorist able to live-stream his attack
  • Former president of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh stole almost 1 billion from his country before his exile in 2017 according to a corruption report

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces the country is now a "space power" after successfully shooting down a satellite from space in a ballistic missile test

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi
  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May promises to stand down if parliament accepts her Bexit plan

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Yardley, Australian cricket spin bowler and coach (33 Tests, 126 wickets; coach Sri Lanka), dies from cancer at 71
  • Joe Bellino, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1960, Navy), dies of stomach cancer at 81