March 27

March 27.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, March 27, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on March 27 surrounded events relating to the Reaching of the Northern End of the Bahamas by Juan Ponce de Leon, Assent to the Throne of Charles I, First Permanent United States Navy, Goliad Massacre, World's First International Rugby Union Match, Attacks preceding the Cincinnati Riots of 1884, Quarantining of Typhoid Mary, Good Friday Earthquake, Tenerife Airport Disaster and Sinking of HMS Scylla as an Artificial Reef. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Juan Ponce de Leon, Charles I, James I, George Washington, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Jose de Urrea, Frederick Stokes, Francis Moncrieff, William Berner, Joe Palmer, William Kirk, Mary Mallon, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jacob Veldhuyzen van Zanten, Victor Grubbs and David Bellamy.

Reaching of the Northern End of the Bahamas by Juan Ponce de Leon - March 27, 1513: On this day in history, March 27, 1513, important events took place today in Bahamas, Atlantic Ocean, surrounding the Reaching of the Northern End of the Bahamas by Juan Ponce de Leon. Spanish explorer and conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon left Puerto Rico to search for new lands in March 1513. En route to what would become Florida, Ponce de Leon passed the northern end of the Bahamas on March 27, 1513. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1513 were Juan Ponce de Leon. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: Reaching of the Northern End of the Bahamas by Juan Ponce de Leon *** Date: March 27, 1513 *** Place: Bahamas, Atlantic Ocean *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Assent to the Throne of Charles I - March 27, 1625: On this day in history, March 27, 1625, significant events took place today in England, respecting the Assent to the Throne of Charles I. Charles, the second son of James I, became king of England, Scotland and Ireland when his father died on March 27, 1625. His elder brother, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, had died of typhoid in 1612, leaving Charles as heir apparent. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1625 were Charles I, James I. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: Assent to the Throne of Charles I *** Date: March 27, 1625 *** Place: England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

First Permanent United States Navy - March 27, 1794: On this day in history, March 27, 1794, critical events took place today in Pennsylvania, USA, regarding the First Permanent United States Navy. The first permanent United States Navy came into being with the signing of the Naval Act of 1794, by President George Washington, on March 27, 1794, in Philadelphia. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1794 were George Washington. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: First Permanent United States Navy *** Date: March 27, 1794 *** Place: Pennsylvania, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Goliad Massacre - March 27, 1836: On this day in history, March 27, 1836, crucial events took place today in Goliad, Mexican Texas, relating to the Goliad Massacre. After the Battle of Goliad, during the Texas Revolution, The Mexicans held their prisoners in Fort Defiance. Despite pleas for clemency from Mexican General Jose de Urrea, President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna insisted that the prisoners be executed. Approximately 440 prisoners were killed in the massacre that took place on March 27, 1836. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1836 were Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Jose de Urrea. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: Goliad Massacre *** Date: March 27, 1836 *** Place: Goliad, Mexican Texas *** Category: Massacre *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

World's First International Rugby Union Match - March 27, 1871: On this day in history, March 27, 1871, important events took place today in Edinburgh, Scotland, in respect of the World's First International Rugby Union Match. The first international rugby match was played between Scotland and England, on March 27, 1871, in Edinburgh Scotland. England's captain was Frederick Stokes and Scotland's was Francis Moncrieff. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1871 were Frederick Stokes, Francis Moncrieff. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: World's First International Rugby Union Match *** Date: March 27, 1871 *** Place: Edinburgh, Scotland *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Attacks preceding the Cincinnati Riots of 1884 - March 27, 1884: On this day in history, March 27, 1884, important events took place today in Ohio, USA, surrounding the Attacks preceding the Cincinnati Riots of 1884. William Berner and Joe Palmer robbed and killed their employer William Kirk on December 24, 1883. Palmer was found guilty and hanged, whereas Berner was only convcted of manslaughter. Following this decision several members of the jury were attacked on March 27, 1884. The Cininnati riots began the following day. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1884 were William Berner, Joe Palmer, William Kirk. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: Attacks preceding the Cincinnati Riots of 1884 *** Date: March 27, 1884 *** Place: Ohio, USA *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Quarantining of Typhoid Mary - March 27, 1915: On this day in history, March 27, 1915, crucial events took place today in New York, USA, relating to the Quarantining of Typhoid Mary. Mary Mallon, also known as 'Typhoid Mary', was an Irish cook who had travelled to America at the age of 15. Mary was an asymptomatic carrier of typhoid who is believed to have infected approximately 50 people whilst working as a cook. She was quarantined for a second and final time on March 27, 1915. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1915 were Mary Mallon. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: Quarantining of Typhoid Mary *** Date: March 27, 1915 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Health *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Good Friday Earthquake - March 27, 1964: On this day in history, March 27, 1964, critical events took place today in Alaska, USA, regarding the Good Friday Earthquake. An earthquake with a magnitude of 9.2 struck Alaska on March 27, 1964. Approximately 140 people were killed as a result of the quake which caused widespread damage. President Lyndon B. Johnson declared the whole of Alaska a major disaster area. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1964 were Lyndon B. Johnson. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: Good Friday Earthquake *** Date: March 27, 1964 *** Place: Alaska, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Tenerife Airport Disaster - March 27, 1977: On this day in history, March 27, 1977, significant events took place today in Tenerife, Canary Islands, respecting the Tenerife Airport Disaster. A collision between KLM Flight 4805, captained by Jacob Veldhuyzen van Zantenand, and Pan Am Flight 1736, captained by Victor Grubbs, occurred on the runway of Los Rodeos Airport, Tenerife, on March 27, 1977. 583 people were killed in the incident. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 1977 were Jacob Veldhuyzen van Zanten, Victor Grubbs. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: Tenerife Airport Disaster *** Date: March 27, 1977 *** Place: Tenerife, Canary Islands *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of HMS Scylla as an Artificial Reef - March 27, 2004: On this day in history, March 27, 2004, important events took place today in Cornwall, England, surrounding the Sinking of HMS Scylla as an Artificial Reef. Decommissioned frigate HMS Scylla was sunk off Whitsand Bay, Cornwall, on March 27, 2004. English botanist David Bellamy OBE was given the honor of pressing the plunger that detonated the explosives and laid her to rest as an artificial reef. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 27, 2004 were David Bellamy. Facts on this day in History March 27: Events on this day in history: Sinking of HMS Scylla as an Artificial Reef *** Date: March 27, 2004 *** Place: Cornwall, England *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

March 27

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