On this day: March 27

POSTED: 03:07 PM PDT Mar 21, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 26, 2014 

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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