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Historical Events In December - 27

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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  On this day in history 1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)  

1934  On December - 27 larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)  

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

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

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

1937  On December - 27 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 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  First American skimobiles (North Conway, NH) on this day in history.  

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

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

1940  In New York City, Halifax born actress Ruby Keeler and her husband singer Al Jolson divorce after 12 years of marriage on this day in history.  

1940  Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver) on December - 27.  

1941  Japan bombs Manila even though it was declared an "open city" on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history 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 December - 27.  

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  France transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government on this day in history.  

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

1944  On this day in history greece: British premier Churchill flies back to London  

1944  On December - 27 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 December - 27.  

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

1945  On December - 27 arthur Laurent's "Home of the Brave," premieres in NYC  

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

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

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  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 December - 27.  

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 December - 27.  

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 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 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 December - 27.  

0975  Balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies on December - 27.  

1065  Ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castile, dies on December - 27.  

1076  On this day in history death of prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027)  

1381  Death of Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician on December - 27.  

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

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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