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The 27t o Mairch is the 86t day o the year (87t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 279 days ti come.
- 1513 - Juan Ponce de Leon becomes the first European tae reach Florida.
- 1625 - Charles I, Keeng o Scots becomes King o Scotland, Ingland an Ireland.
- 1782 - Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nt Marquess o Rockingham becomes Breetish Prime meenister.
- 1854 - Crimean War: The Unitit Kinrick declares war on Roushie.
- 1871 - Scotland defeats Ingland in the first internaitional rugby match at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.
- 1890 - A tornado in Louisville, Kentucky kills 76 fowk.
- 1910 - A barn-dance fire in Hungary kills 312 fowk.
- 1918 - Moldovae an Bessarabie jyn Romanie.
- 1958 - Nikita Khrushchev becomes Premier o the Soviet Union.
- 1963 - A report bi Richard Beeching recommends major cuts tae the Unitit Kinrick's railwey netwirk.
- 1964 - The Guid Fryday yirdquauk hits the Sooth o Alaska, as the strangest yirdquauk tae hit the Unitit States.
- 1968 - Yuri Gagarin, first man in space, dees in a plane crash agit 34.
- 1969 - The Mariner 7 space probe is launched tae the planet Maurs.
- 1975 - Wirk stairts on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
- 1977 - Twa airliners collide ower Tenerife, killin 583 fowk.
- 1980 - The Alexander Kielland ile platform collapses in the North Sea, killin 123 fowk.
- 1993 - Jiang Zemin becomes Preses o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae.
- 2009 - The Situ Gintung Dam in Indonesie breaks, killin 99 fowk.
- 2016 - A bomb attack on Pace Sunday in Lahore, Pakistan, kills ower 70 fowk.
- 2019 - Theresa May offers tae demit as Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick if the Hoose o Commons votes in favour o her Brexit deal in a 3rd vote.
- 972 - Robert II o Fraunce (d. 1031)
- 1785 - Louis XVII o Fraunce (d. 1795)
- 1839 - John MacWhirter, Scots penter (d. 1911)
- 1845 − Wilhelm Röntgen, German pheesicist (d. 1923)
- 1847 - Otto Wallach, German chemist (d. 1931)
- 1855 - James Alfred Ewing, Scots pheesicist an ingineer (d. 1935)
- 1871 - Heinrich Mann, German novelist (d. 1950)
- 1886 - Sergey Kirov, Roushie politeecian (d. 1934)
- 1886 - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German-American airchitect (d. 1969)
- 1899 - Gloria Swanson, American actress (d. 1983)
- 1901 - Carl Barks, American airtist (d. 2000)
- 1901 - Eisaku Sato, Prime meenister o Japan (d. 1975)
- 1906 - Harry Lind, Scots rugby union player (d. 1986)
- 1912 - James Callaghan, Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick (d. 2005)
- 1916 - Tom Dorward, Scots rugby union player (d. 1941)
- 1923 - Charles Kemball, Scots chemist (d. 1998)
- 1927 - Mstislav Rostropovich, Azerbaijani-Roushie cellist (d. 2007)
- 1949 − Sergey Pershin, Roushie pheesicist
- 1955 - Mariano Rajoy, umwhile Prime meenister o Spain
- 1958 - Peter Howson, Scots penter
- 1963 - Quentin Tarantino, American film director
- 1963 – Xuxa, Brazilian sangster an actress
- 1969 - Mariah Carey, American sangster an actress
- 1971 - David Coulthard, Scots racin driver
- 1972 - Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Dutch fitbawer
- 1974 - Gaizka Mendieta, Spainyie fitbawer
- 1975 - Fergie, American sangster
- 1981 - Cacau, Brazilian-German fitbawer
- 1986 - Lee Hollis, Scots fitbawer
- 1986 - Manuel Neuer, German fitbawer
- 1988 - Jessie J, Inglis sangster
- 1988 - Brenda Song, American actress an sangster
- 1993 - Fraser Fyvie, Scots fitbawer
- 1378 - Pape Gregory XI (b. 1336)
- 1462 - Vasily II o Moscow (b. 1415)
- 1489 - Gilbert Kennedy, 1st Laird Kennedy, Scots laird (b. 1405)
- 1625 − James VI (James I o Ingland), Keeng o Scots (b. 1566)
- 1923 - James Dewar, Scots pheesicist an chemist (b. 1842)
- 1968 - Yuri Gagarin, Soviet-Roushie cosmonaut (b. 1934)
- 1972 - M. C. Escher, Dutch airtist (b. 1898)
- 1978 - Stewart Duke-Elder, Scots ophthalmologist (b. 1898)
- 2002 - Billy Wilder, Austrick-American director, producer an screenwriter (b. 1906)
- 2006 - Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scots poet, artist an gairdener (b. 1925)
- 2006 - Stanislaw Lem, Pols writer (b. 1921)
- 2010 - Vasily Smyslov, Soviet-Roushie chess player (b. 1921)
- 2014 - James R. Schlesinger, American politeecian (b. 1929)
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