(WTAJ) — Today is Friday, March 27, the 87th day of 2020. There are 279 days left in the year.
Today in 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted present-day Florida.
In 1933, Japan officially withdrew from the League of Nations.
On this day in 1964, Alaska was hit by a magnitude 9.2 earthquake, the strongest on record in North America, and subsequently a tsunami that claimed 130 lives altogether.
In 2018, state lawmakers put forward the Timothy J. Piazza anti-hazing law to crack down on incidents across the commonwealth. A proposal which was unanimously approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee.