On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 2021

Historical Events

  • 114 people including children killed in one day by armed forces in Myanmar, with more than 420 killed since protests began against the military coup [1]
  • Iran and China sign major agreement guaranteeing Chinese investment of $400 billion and Iranian oil supply in return in Tehran [1]
  • Militants attack the town of Palma, northern Mozambique, killing dozens in an escalation of violence in the area

Famous Deaths

  • Derek Ufton, English soccer defender (1 cap; Charlton Athletic), manager (Plymouth Argyle) and cricket wicketkeeper (Kent), dies at 92
  • Howard Schnellenberger, American football coach (National C'ship Uni of Miami 1983; Uni of Oklahoma, Uni of Louisville, Florida Atlantic Uni; Baltimore Colts), dies at 87
  • Todd Kabel, Canadian jockey (Sovereign Award for Outstanding Jockey 1992, 95, 2003-06; Queen's Plate 1995, 2000; Prince of Wales Stakes 2000, 07), dies at 55
2021 Highlights

About March 27, 2021

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries