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Historical Events In December - 27

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

1805  On December - 27 belle van Zuylen, Neth/Swiss writer (Trois Femmes), dies at 65  

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  James Henry Carleton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873 on this day in history.  

1816  Eliakim Parker Scammon, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 on December - 27.  

1822  On this day in history louis Pasteur born  

1822  On December - 27 louis Pasteur chemist, scientist developed pasteurization process, rabies vaccination; was born  

1822  On this day in history john Roberts, composer  

1825  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  Lucius Fairchild, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896 on this day in history.  

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

1836  On this day in history henricus Oort, Dutch theologist (Leidse translation)  

1836  On December - 27 stephen Fuller Austin, founder of state of Texas, dies at 43  

1845  On this day in history ether first used in childbirth in US, Jefferson GA  

1845  On this day in history ether 1st used in childbirth in US, Jefferson, Ga  

1845  Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer on this day in history.  

1850  Hawaiian Fire Department established on this day in history.  

1850  Hawaiian Fire Dept established on December - 27.  

1855  On this day in history paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist  

1856  On this day in history andre Gedalge, composer  

1858  On this day in history alexandre Pierre Francois Boely, composer, dies at 73  

1859  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) on December - 27.  

1859  On December - 27 william Henry Hadow, composer  

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

1867  Ontario & Quebec legislatures hold first meeting on December - 27.  

1867  Ontario & Quebec legislatures hold 1st meeting on December - 27.  

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

1869  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist  

1571  Johannes Kepler, German astronomer (d. 1630) was born on December - 27.  

1645  On this day in history birth of giovanni Adb Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized  

1654  On this day in history birth of jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician  

1683  On this day in history birth of conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750)  

1709  On this day in history birth of pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague)  

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 December - 27.  

0975  On December - 27 balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies  

1065  Ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castile, dies on December - 27.  

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

1381  On this day in history death of edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician  

1548  On this day in history death of francesco Spiera, Italian Protestant jurist (b. 1502)  

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

1595  On this day in history pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63  

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