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Historical Events In December - 27

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1803  On December - 27 john ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75)  

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

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

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

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  John Roberts, composer on December - 27.  

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

1845  On this day in history augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer  

1850  Hawaiian Fire Department established on December - 27.  

1850  On this day in history hawaiian Fire Dept established  

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

1856  Andre Gedalge, composer on this day in history.  

1858  On December - 27 alexandre Pierre Francois Boely, composer, dies at 73  

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

1869  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  Johannes Kepler, German astronomer (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

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

1654  On December - 27 birth of jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician  

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

1709  Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history birth of philippe de Noailles, duc de Mouchy, French soldier (d. 1794)  

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

1065  On this day in history ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castile, dies  

1076  Death of Prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027) on this day in history.  

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

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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