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Historical Events In December - 27

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1803  John ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75) on December - 27.  

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 December - 27.  

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  Louis Pasteur born on this day in history.  

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 December - 27.  

1825  Reinhold Finsterbusch, composer on this day in history.  

1829  James Clay Rice, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

1831  Charles Darwin sets out on a 5 year voyage to gather data for his theory of evolution on December - 27.  

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

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

1831  Lucius Fairchild, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896 on December - 27.  

1836  On this day in history worst English avalanche kills 8 of 15 buried (Lewes Sussex)  

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  Ether first used in childbirth in US, Jefferson GA on December - 27.  

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

1845  Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer on December - 27.  

1850  On December - 27 hawaiian Fire Department established  

1850  Hawaiian Fire Dept established on December - 27.  

1855  On December - 27 paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist  

1856  Andre Gedalge, composer on December - 27.  

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

1859  On December - 27 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  On this day in history ontario & Quebec legislatures hold first meeting  

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

1869  First issue of the Ottawa Free Press newspaper published on December - 27.  

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  On December - 27 birth of anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (d. 1411)  

1555  On this day in history birth of johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist  

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

1645  Giovanni Adb Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized was born on December - 27.  

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

1683  Conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

0975  On this day in history balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies  

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

1076  On this day in history death of prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027)  

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

1548  Death of Francesco Spiera, Italian Protestant jurist (b. 1502) on December - 27.  

1590  On this day in history 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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