11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 27th March

Singin' In The Rain

Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history

1. 1625 - Charles I becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland

2. 1794 - The U.S. Congress and President Washington authorize the creation of the U.S. Navy

3. 1802 - The Treaty of Amiens is signed, ending the French Revolutionary War

4. 1909 - For the first time fingerprint evidence is used to solve a murder case

5. 1931 - Actor Charlie Chaplin receives France’s Legion of Honor decoration

6. 1952 - Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds debut at the movies

7. 1958 - Nikita Khrushchev becomes the Premier of the Soviet Union

8. 1963 - Movie director Quentin Tarantino is born

9. 1964 - The 'Good Friday Earthquake,' that measures 8.6 on the Richter scale struck Alaska , flattens buildings and triggers a massive tidal wave in Alaska

10. 1977 - At least 560 people die when two jumbo jets collide on a runway in the popular holiday destination of Tenerife

11. 1995 - Tupac Shakur's Me Against the World makes him the first rap artist to debut at No. 1 on the US charts while in jail on charges

Source: BBC, Wikipedia, historyorb.com, infoplease.com, history.co.uk, brainyhistory.com, on-this-day.com

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