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Historical Events In December - 27

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

1932  On this day in history radio City Music Hall opens (NYC)  

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

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 December - 27.  

1936  On December - 27 hans von Seeckt, German Gen/advisor of Chiang Kai-shek, dies at 70  

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  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  Between 20,000 & 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake (Erzincam Turkey) on December - 27.  

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

1939  On December - 27 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 December - 27.  

1940  On this day in history jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)  

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

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 this day in history 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  Greece: British premier Churchill flies back to London on December - 27.  

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  On this day in history international Monetary Fund established  

1945  International Monetary Fund established-World Bank founded on this day in history.  

1945  Arthur Laurent's "Home of the Brave," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

1947  1st "Howdy Doody Show," (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC on December - 27.  

1949  On December - 27 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 this day in history 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  On December - 27 birth of anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (d. 1411)  

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  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 this day in history birth of conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750)  

1709  Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague) was born on December - 27.  

1715  On this day in history 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  Zosimus, Greek Pope (417-8), dies on this day in history.  

0975  On this day in history balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies  

1065  On this day in history ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castile, dies  

1076  On December - 27 death of prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027)  

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

1595  Pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63 on December - 27.  

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