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Historical Events In December - 27

Saturday, 06 March 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  On December - 27 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.  

1814  On December - 27 james Henry Carleton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873  

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

1822  Louis Pasteur born on this day in history.  

1822  On this day in history louis Pasteur chemist, scientist developed pasteurization process, rabies vaccination; was born  

1822  John Roberts, composer on this day in history.  

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

1825  1st public railroad using steam locomotive completed in England on December - 27.  

1825  On this day in history reinhold Finsterbusch, composer  

1829  On December - 27 james Clay Rice, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864  

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

1831  On December - 27 hMS Beagle, with Charles Darwin on board, sets sail on its world voyage  

1831  On December - 27 darwin begins his voyage on board HMS Beagle  

1831  On this day in history lucius Fairchild, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896  

1836  On December - 27 worst English avalanche kills 8 of 15 buried (Lewes Sussex)  

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

1836  Stephen Fuller Austin, founder of state of Texas, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1845  On December - 27 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  On December - 27 augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer  

1850  Hawaiian Fire Department established on this day in history.  

1850  Hawaiian Fire Dept established on this day in history.  

1855  Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist on this day in history.  

1856  Andre Gedalge, composer on this day in history.  

1858  Alexandre Pierre Francois Boely, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1862  On this day in history battle of Chickasaw Bluffs, MS (Chickasaw Bayou)  

1867  On this day in history ontario & Quebec legislatures hold first meeting  

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

1869  On this day in history first issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published.  

1869  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 on December - 27.  

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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 this day in history.  

1555  On December - 27 birth of johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist  

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

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

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

1683  Conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750) was born on December - 27.  

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

1715  On this day in history 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  On this day in history zosimus, Greek Pope (417-8), dies  

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 this day in history.  

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  Emmanuel-Philibert of Lalaing, marquis of Renty, dies at 33 on December - 27.  

1595  On December - 27 pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63  

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