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Historical Events In December - 27

Monday, 28 September 2020

1932  Radio City Music Hall opens (NYC) on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history first youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)  

1934  On December - 27 1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)  

1934  Larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64) on this day in history.  

1935  On December - 27 norma Rae Beatty Ashby, broadcaster/TV producer  

1936  On this day in history lee Salk, doctor (CBS TV)  

1936  On this day in history 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  Bradman scores 246 SA v Queensland, 364 mins, 20 fours on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72  

1939  On December - 27 between 20,000 & 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake (Erzincam Turkey)  

1939  On this day in history first American skimobiles (North Conway, NH)  

1939  On this day in history 1st American skimobiles (North Conway, NH)  

1939  John Amos, Newark NJ, actor (Good Times, Coming to America) on this day in history.  

1940  On December - 27 in New York City, Halifax born actress Ruby Keeler and her husband singer Al Jolson divorce after 12 years of marriage  

1940  Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver) on this day in history.  

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  Curtis Veeder, the engineer who invented the modern automotive tachometer and odometer, died on this day on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history 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 December - 27 france transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government  

1943  On this day in history france transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese govt  

1944  On December - 27 greece: British premier Churchill flies back to London  

1944  Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1945  Allied Powers Agree to Divide Korea on December - 27.  

1945  International Monetary Fund established on December - 27.  

1945  International Monetary Fund established-World Bank founded on December - 27.  

1945  On this day in history arthur Laurent's "Home of the Brave," premieres in NYC  

1947  First "Howdy Doody Show," (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC on December - 27.  

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  United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands on this day in history.  

1950  On December - 27 max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66  

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

1571  On this day in history birth of johannes Kepler, German astronomer (d. 1630)  

1645  On December - 27 birth of giovanni Adb Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized  

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

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

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

1715  On December - 27 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  On December - 27 zosimus, Greek Pope (417-8), dies  

0975  Balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies on this day in history.  

1065  On December - 27 ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castile, dies  

1076  Death of Prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027) on December - 27.  

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 this day in history.  

1595  On this day in history pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63  

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