March 27th celebrates World Theater Day and Spanish Paella Day.
This day marks the 86th day of 2021, and there’s another 279 days to go.
Everyone who was born on March 27 shares the same star sign, Aries.
Is today an important day for you? Or are you just here to learn about what happened on this day? Either way, here we have plenty to keep you busy!
Did you know that on this day in 1979, the US Supreme Court ruled that police can’t stop vehicles just to check the driver’s registration? The ruling was decided 8 against 1.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 27th in history!
What Happened On March 27 In History?
The Gordon Ramsay Plane Food restaurant opened located within terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport.
The one-off airport restaurant cost a staggering $3.4 million (£2.5 million) to build.
ABC debuted the first season of “Gray’s Anatomy”.
The TV medical drama was created by Shonda Rhimes and stars included Ellen Pompeo and Sandra Oh.
Martin Luther King’s son met the man convicted of killing his father, James Earl Ray.
The soap opera “Generations” aired on NBC-TV making it the first US African-American show of its kind.
US Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that police can’t stop cars just to check the driver and their registration.
Two Boeing 747 planes collided in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
583 people lost their lives. One craft had no survivors while the other had 61 survivors.
A 9.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in Alaska.
The Great Alaskan earthquake was the strongest in US history and the second strongest ever to happen on Earth. The quake caused a tsunami and 131 lives were lost.
The musical “Singing in The Rain”, directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, had its first theatrical run.
The first production was at Radio Music Hall in New York City, US.
Frank Sinatra recorded his hit “I’m a Fool to Want You”.
Harvey Kennedy patented the modern shoelace which included aglet reinforced tips.
Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León accidentally discovered Florida.
He held a royal contract that granted him the right to settle and govern the island of Bimini. Ponce's fleet of three ships sailed from Puerto Rico, passing northwest through the Bahamas, and were surprised to find Florida's southeastern shore.