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Historical Events In December - 27

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

1934  First youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass) on this day in history.  

1934  1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass) on this day in history.  

1934  Larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64) on December - 27.  

1935  Norma Rae Beatty Ashby, broadcaster/TV producer on December - 27.  

1936  Lee Salk, doctor (CBS TV) on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history hans von Seeckt, German Gen/advisor of Chiang Kai-shek, dies at 70  

1937  German immigration officials with no explanation bar Juan Carlos Zabala (Arg), 1932 Olympic marathon champion, from entering Germany on December - 27.  

1937  On December - 27 bradman scores 246 SA v Queensland, 364 mins, 20 fours  

1938  On December - 27 emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72  

1939  Between 20,000 & 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake (Erzincam Turkey) on this day in history.  

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

1939  1st American skimobiles (North Conway, NH) on December - 27.  

1939  On this day in history john Amos, Newark NJ, actor (Good Times, Coming to America)  

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 December - 27.  

1941  On this day in history japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city"  

1942  1st Japanese women camp (Ambarawa) goes into use on December - 27.  

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 December - 27 france transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government  

1943  On December - 27 france transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese govt  

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  Allied Powers Agree to Divide Korea on this day in history.  

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 December - 27.  

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

1947  1st "Howdy Doody Show," (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC on this day in history.  

1949  Queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia on this day in history.  

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  On December - 27 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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1390  Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (d. 1411) was born on this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history birth of johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist  

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

1683  On this day in history 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 this day in history zosimus, Greek Pope (417-8), dies  

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

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 December - 27.  

1381  On December - 27 death of edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician  

1548  Death of Francesco Spiera, Italian Protestant jurist (b. 1502) on this day in history.  

1590  On this day in history emmanuel-Philibert of Lalaing, marquis of Renty, dies at 33  

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

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