Historical Events In December - 27
Sunday, 07 August 2022
1932 Radio City Music Hall opens (NYC) on December - 27.
1934 On December - 27 first youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)
1934 On this day in history 1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)
1934 On this day in history larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)
1935 On December - 27 norma Rae Beatty Ashby, broadcaster/TV producer
1936 On this day in history lee Salk, doctor (CBS TV)
1936 On December - 27 hans von Seeckt, German Gen/advisor of Chiang Kai-shek, dies at 70
1937 On this day in history german immigration officials with no explanation bar Juan Carlos Zabala (Arg), 1932 Olympic marathon champion, from entering Germany
1937 On December - 27 bradman scores 246 SA v Queensland, 364 mins, 20 fours
1938 Emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72 on this day in history.
1939 On December - 27 between 20,000 & 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake (Erzincam Turkey)
1939 On December - 27 first American skimobiles (North Conway, NH)
1939 1st American skimobiles (North Conway, NH) on this day in history.
1939 John Amos, Newark NJ, actor (Good Times, Coming to America) on this day in history.
1940 In New York City, Halifax born actress Ruby Keeler and her husband singer Al Jolson divorce after 12 years of marriage on December - 27.
1940 On this day in history jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)
1941 Japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city" on December - 27.
1942 On December - 27 1st Japanese women camp (Ambarawa) goes into use
1943 On this day in history curtis Veeder, the engineer who invented the modern automotive tachometer and odometer, died on this day
1943 On December - 27 defending German paratroopers start to abandon town of Ortona after a week of fierce fighting with Maj-Gen Christopher Vokes' 1st Canadian Division; infantry from the Loyal Edmonton Regiment and the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada suffered heavy casualties; 1,372 Canadians killed in taking Ortona and environs.
1943 On this day in history france transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government
1943 France transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese govt on December - 27.
1944 On December - 27 greece: British premier Churchill flies back to London
1944 On this day in history amy Marcy Cheney Beach, composer, dies at 77
1945 On this day in history allied Powers Agree to Divide Korea
1945 International Monetary Fund established on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history international Monetary Fund established-World Bank founded
1945 Arthur Laurent's "Home of the Brave," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history first "Howdy Doody Show," (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC
1947 On this day in history 1st "Howdy Doody Show," (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC
1949 On this day in history queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia
1949 On this day in history united States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands
1950 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1951 The Crosley car was put into use by the U.S. Postal Service in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was the first right-hand-drive car designed specifically for mail delivery on this day in history.