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Historical Events In December - 27

Monday, 19 April 2021

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  On December - 27 nikolai A Nekrasov, Russian poet (Metshty into Zvuki), dies at 56  

1879  The birth of Sydney Greenstreet, American actor on December - 27.  

1879  On December - 27 robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers)  

1880  On December - 27 alessandro Nini, composer, dies at 75  

1884  Netherlands recognizes king Leopold II's Congo Free State on December - 27.  

1884  Bernard van Dieren, composer on December - 27.  

1887  Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Blue Carbuncle" (BG) on December - 27.  

1887  Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Blue Carbuncle" (BG) on December - 27.  

1890  On this day in history maurice Schoemaker, composer  

1892  On December - 27 foundation Stone of the Cathedral of St John laid (New York NY)  

1892  Foundation Stone of Cathedral of St John laid (NYC) on this day in history.  

1892  Feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer on December - 27.  

1895  On this day in history sig Arno, Hamburg, Germany, actor (Holiday in Havana)  

1896  Arch Ward, sportswriter (proposed baseball's all-star game) on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias beat Ottawa Capitals, 15-2  

1897  Iwan S Konew, Russ marshal/supreme commander pact of Warsaw on this day in history.  

1899  Paul Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1920, 24, 28) on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history carrie Nation's first public smashing of a bar (Carey Hotel, Wichita KS)  

1900  On December - 27 carrie Nation's 1st public smashing of a bar (Carey Hotel, Wichita KS)  

1900  On December - 27 william G Armstrong, of Cragside, Brit const (hydr crane), dies at 90  

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 December - 27.  

1902  Ferenc Szabo, composer on this day in history.  

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

1903  On December - 27 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  On this day in history duke of York Theatre opens in London (1st musical Peter Pan)  

1905  On this day in history m A Noble scores 281 (369 mins, 21 fours) NSW v Victoria  

1906  On December - 27 first annual meeting of American Sociological Society, Providence, RI  

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

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  On December - 27 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 this day in history birth of jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician  

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

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

1715  Philippe de Noailles, duc de Mouchy, French soldier (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

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

1595  Pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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