On this day: March 27

Published On: Mar 21 2013 05:07:03 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Oregon wins the first NCAA men's basketball tourney, the Good Friday Earthquake rips up Alaska, Brando boycotts the Oscars, and Viagra gets FDA approval, all on this day.

OTD March 27 - Wilhelm Rontgen
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1845: Wilhelm Röntgen, the physicist who would discover X-rays in 1895, earning him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901, is born in Lennep, Rhine Province, Germany.

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