Today in History
Today is Wednesday, March 27, the 86th day of 2019. There are 279 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On March 27, 1977, in aviation’s worst disaster, 583 people were killed when a KLM Boeing 747, attempting to take off in heavy fog, crashed into a Pan Am 747 on an airport runway on the Canary Island of Tenerife.
On this date:
In 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted present-day Florida.