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Historical Events In December - 27

Friday, 03 July 2020

1871  On this day in history world's first cat show (Crystal Palace, London)  

1871  World's 1st cat show (Crystal Palace, London) on this day in history.  

1877  Nikolai A Nekrasov, Russian poet (Metshty into Zvuki), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1879  On December - 27 the birth of Sydney Greenstreet, American actor  

1879  On this day in history robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers)  

1880  On this day in history alessandro Nini, composer, dies at 75  

1884  On December - 27 netherlands recognizes king Leopold II's Congo Free State  

1884  Bernard van Dieren, composer on this day in history.  

1887  Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Blue Carbuncle" (BG) on this day in history.  

1887  On December - 27 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Blue Carbuncle" (BG)  

1890  Maurice Schoemaker, composer on this day in history.  

1892  Foundation Stone of the Cathedral of St John laid (New York NY) on this day in history.  

1892  On December - 27 foundation Stone of Cathedral of St John laid (NYC)  

1892  On this day in history feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer  

1895  Sig Arno, Hamburg, Germany, actor (Holiday in Havana) on December - 27.  

1896  On December - 27 arch Ward, sportswriter (proposed baseball's all-star game)  

1897  Stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias beat Ottawa Capitals, 15-2 on December - 27.  

1897  On December - 27 iwan S Konew, Russ marshal/supreme commander pact of Warsaw  

1899  Paul Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1920, 24, 28) on December - 27.  

1900  Carrie Nation's first public smashing of a bar (Carey Hotel, Wichita KS) on December - 27.  

1900  Carrie Nation's 1st public smashing of a bar (Carey Hotel, Wichita KS) on this day in history.  

1900  William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Brit const (hydr crane), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1901  Marlene Dietrich (Maria von Losch) actress in first German talkie is born on December - 27.  

1901  On December - 27 the birth of Marlene Dietrich, German actress  

1901  Irene Handl, London England, actress (Riding High, Morgan) on this day in history.  

1902  Ferenc Szabo, composer on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history "Sweet Adeline," a barbershop quartet favorite, is first sung  

1903  On this day in history the barbershop quartet favorite, Sweet Adeline, was sung for the first time -- in New York City  

1903  On this day in history "Sweet Adaline," a barbershop quartet favorite, is 1st sung  

1904  Duke of York Theatre opens in London (1st musical Peter Pan) on this day in history.  

1905  M A Noble scores 281 (369 mins, 21 fours) NSW v Victoria on December - 27.  

1906  First annual meeting of American Sociological Society, Providence, RI on December - 27.  

1906  On this day in history 1st annual meeting of American Sociological Society, Providence, RI  

1906  Ivan Brkanovic, composer on this day in history.  

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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  Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist was born on December - 27.  

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

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

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

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

1709  On December - 27 birth of pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague)  

1715  Philippe de Noailles, duc de Mouchy, French soldier (d. 1794) was born on December - 27.  

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

1381  On December - 27 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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