Historical Events for 27th March 2021

1642 – The sixth Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Joseph takes office.
1868 – The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York.
1933 – Farm Credit Administration (US) authorized
1940 – Peter Fraser becomes Prime Minister of New Zealand after the death of his predecessor Michael Joeseph Savage from cancer
1945 – 7th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NYU, 49-44; Cowboys’ center Bob Kurland is named tournament Most Outstanding Player
1958 – Havana Hilton opens in Cuba, later HQ for Fidel Castro
1964 – Great Train Robbers sentenced to a total of 307 years behind bars
1990 – The United States begins broadcasting TV Martí to Cuba in an effort to bridge the information blackout imposed by the Castro regime.
1994 – Ice Dance Championship at Chiba Japan won by Gritschuk and Platov (RUS)
2000 – Phillips explosion kills 1 and injures 71 in Pasadena, Texas.

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