On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
First Lady Helen Taft and Viscountess Chinda, wife of the Japanese ambassador, plant the first flowering cherry trees in Washington, D.C.
Singin' in the Rain, starring Gene Kelly, premieres in New York City.
Marlon Brando declines his Best Actor Oscar for The Godfather to draw attention to the plight of Native Americans.
Bono and the rest of U2 shoot a rooftop concert in Los Angeles for a video of the song "Where the Streets Have No Name."
Born on This Day
Born: March 27, 1970
Age: 43 years old
Birthplace: Huntington, Long Island, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Songwriter, ...
1785 | 10 years old
Business Leader / 1953 - 2011
Patricia Dunn served as a director and non-executive chairwoman of Hewlett-Packard before resigning in 2006, after receiving a criminal indictment stemming from a spying scandal.
1953 | 58 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter / 1963 -
Quentin Tarantino jolted onto the Hollywood scene with his screenplay for True Romance, before directing the early 1990s films Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction.
Born: March 27, 1963
Age: 50 years old
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, ...
Singer / 1975 -
Fergie is the lead singer of the Black Eyed Peas. Her debut solo album, The Dutchess (2006), was also a hit. Her eclectic work ranges from ballads to dance tracks.
1975 | 38 years old
1924 | 66 years old
Died on This Day
Died: March 27, 2002
Age: 95 years old
Place: Beverly Hills, California , United States
Occupation: Director, Producer
Film Actor, Television Actor, Comedian, Radio Personality, Television Personality / 1908 - 2002
Milton Berle was a Jewish-American comedian who started in vaudeville acts, and was a success in the early days of TV, becoming known as "Uncle Miltie."
2002 | 93 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor, ...
Business Leader, Engineer / 1909 - 1998
Thanks to the model 356, created in 1948 by Ferdinand Anton Ernst "Ferry" Porsche, the Porsche car company became known worldwide as a producer of successful sports and racing cars. Several years earlier, in 1934, Porsche worked with father Ferdinand Porsche on the first designs of the Volkswagen car.
1998 | 88 years old
Business Leader, Engineer
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