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Historical Events In December - 27

Monday, 21 June 2021

1932  Radio City Music Hall opens (NYC) on December - 27.  

1934  First youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass) on December - 27.  

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

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

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  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  John Amos, Newark NJ, actor (Good Times, Coming to America) on December - 27.  

1940  On this day in history 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  On December - 27 1st Japanese women camp (Ambarawa) goes into use  

1943  On December - 27 curtis Veeder, the engineer who invented the modern automotive tachometer and odometer, died on this day  

1943  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 on December - 27.  

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 this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history 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  On December - 27 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  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  Queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia on December - 27.  

1949  On this day in history united States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands  

1950  On this day in history max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66  

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  Johannes Kepler, German astronomer (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

1645  Giovanni Adb Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized was born on this day in history.  

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

0975  On December - 27 balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies  

1065  Ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castile, dies on this day in history.  

1076  On December - 27 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 December - 27.  

1590  Emmanuel-Philibert of Lalaing, marquis of Renty, dies at 33 on December - 27.  

1595  On December - 27 pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63  

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