March 27 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2015: "Bridge by Design" featuring Heidi Elnora premiered on TLC.
- 2010: The 20th Street South location of Ona's Music Room closed.
- 2008: Former Governor Don Siegelman was released on appeal after serving almost nine months in federal prison.
- 2007: A proposed non-discrimination resolution was voted down in the Birmingham City Council.
- 2006: Southland Entertainment officials announced that Visionland would be re-named Alabama Adventure and $100 million of new rides and other facilities were on the drawing board.
- 2005: 10,000 attended a special Easter service hosted by Gardendale First Baptist Church at the BJCC.
- 1994: A Palm Sunday tornado injured 53 people and damaged businesses along U. S. Highway 31 in Shelby County.
- 1976: Up With People performed at the Wright Fine Arts Center at Samford University to benefit the Guatemalan Relief Fund.
- 1934: The Elyton Civic Club was organized.
- 1904: Bethel Baptist Church was organized in Collegeville.
- 1900: Birmingham Police Department officers George Kirkley and J. W. Adams were the city's first to be killed in the line of duty.
- 1889: Sid Lee married Minnie Coleman.
- 1888: The Quinton Post Office opened.
- 1875: Brown & Hood mercantile in Arkadelphia burned to the ground.
- 1865: All of the columns of Wilson's Raiders rejoined at Jasper, burning Jasper Methodist Church, the Walker County Courthouse and the Jasper Masonic Lodge.
- 1819: Ruhama Baptist Church was organized.
- 1964: Radio personality Bubba Bussey was born in Montgomery.
- 1964: Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Eddie Vines was born.
- 1933: Football coach Vince Gibson was born.
- 1931: Presbyterian minister and head shop owner Ken Forbes Jr was born in Birmingham.
- 1926: Sol's Hot Dogs owner Solomon Zarzour was born in Birmingham.
- 2016: Mother Angelica died at the Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville.
- 2009: Tennis player Roberta Alison Baumgardner died.
- 2007: Basketball coach James Perryman died.
- 1959: Former Pratt City Mayor Joseph Lacey died.
- 1900: Birmingham Police Department officers George Kirkley and J. W. Adams were killed in a shootout following a robbery of the Standard Oil office. They were the department's first to lose their lives in the line of duty.