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Historical Events In December - 27

Monday, 14 June 2021

1803  On this day in history john ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75)  

1805  Belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Trois Femmes), dies at 65 on December - 27.  

1814  Destruction of schooner Carolina, the last of Commodore Daniel Patterson's make-shift fleet that fought a series of delaying actions that contributed to Andrew Jackson's victory at the Battle of New Orleans on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history james Henry Carleton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873  

1816  On December - 27 eliakim Parker Scammon, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894  

1822  On December - 27 louis Pasteur born  

1822  Louis Pasteur chemist, scientist developed pasteurization process, rabies vaccination; was born on this day in history.  

1822  John Roberts, composer on December - 27.  

1825  On December - 27 first public railroad using steam locomotive completed in England  

1825  1st public railroad using steam locomotive completed in England on this day in history.  

1825  On December - 27 reinhold Finsterbusch, composer  

1829  James Clay Rice, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on December - 27.  

1831  Charles Darwin sets out on a 5 year voyage to gather data for his theory of evolution on this day in history.  

1831  On this day in history hMS Beagle, with Charles Darwin on board, sets sail on its world voyage  

1831  Darwin begins his voyage on board HMS Beagle on December - 27.  

1831  On December - 27 lucius Fairchild, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896  

1836  Worst English avalanche kills 8 of 15 buried (Lewes Sussex) on December - 27.  

1836  Henricus Oort, Dutch theologist (Leidse translation) on December - 27.  

1836  On this day in history stephen Fuller Austin, founder of state of Texas, dies at 43  

1845  On December - 27 ether first used in childbirth in US, Jefferson GA  

1845  Ether 1st used in childbirth in US, Jefferson, Ga on this day in history.  

1845  On December - 27 augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer  

1850  On this day in history hawaiian Fire Department established  

1850  Hawaiian Fire Dept established on this day in history.  

1855  Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist on December - 27.  

1856  On December - 27 andre Gedalge, composer  

1858  Alexandre Pierre Francois Boely, composer, dies at 73 on December - 27.  

1859  On this day in history the Grand Trunk Railway completes its line between Toronto and Sarnia and establishes a ferry service across the St. Clair River to Fort Gratiot (Port Huron).  

1859  William Henry Hadow, composer on this day in history.  

1862  Battle of Chickasaw Bluffs, MS (Chickasaw Bayou) on this day in history.  

1867  Ontario & Quebec legislatures hold first meeting on this day in history.  

1867  On December - 27 ontario & Quebec legislatures hold 1st meeting  

1869  On December - 27 first issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published.  

1869  On December - 27 louis Riel 1844-1885 elected President of the Provisional Government of Rupert's Land and the North West; with powers to negotiate with Canadian Commissioner Donald A. Smith  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1390  Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (d. 1411) was born on December - 27.  

1555  Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist was born on this day in history.  

1571  On December - 27 birth of johannes Kepler, German astronomer (d. 1630)  

1645  Giovanni Adb Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1654  Jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician was born on this day in history.  

1683  On December - 27 birth of conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750)  

1709  Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague) was born on December - 27.  

1715  On December - 27 birth of philippe de Noailles, duc de Mouchy, French soldier (d. 1794)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0418  Zosimus, Greek Pope (417-8), dies on this day in history.  

0975  Balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies on December - 27.  

1065  Ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castile, dies on this day in history.  

1076  Death of Prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027) on December - 27.  

1381  Death of Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician on this day in history.  

1548  Death of Francesco Spiera, Italian Protestant jurist (b. 1502) on this day in history.  

1590  On December - 27 emmanuel-Philibert of Lalaing, marquis of Renty, dies at 33  

1595  Pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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