On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 2019

Historical Events

  • Facebook bans white nationalism and white supremacy following criticism that Christchurch terrorist able to live-stream his attack

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former president of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh stole almost 1 billion from his country before his exile in 2017 according to a corruption report

Dictator and President of Gambia Yahya Jammeh
Dictator and President of Gambia
Yahya Jammeh

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 Brexit 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
2019 Highlights

About March 27, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries