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Historical Events In December - 27

Sunday, 18 April 2021

1951  On this day in history 40th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Sydney (3-2)  

1952  Henri G Winkelman, Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, dies at 76 on December - 27.  

1953  On December - 27 detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-16 in NFL championship game  

1954  On December - 27 "Saint of Bleecker Street" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 92 perfs  

1956  45th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (5-0) on December - 27.  

1957  Alan Bridge, actor (Hail the Conquering Hero), dies at 66 on December - 27.  

1959  Balt Colts beat NY Giants 31-16 in NFL championship game on this day in history.  

1959  Alfonso Reyes, Mexican poet/historian/diplomat, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1960  On December - 27 france performs nuclear test  

1961  "Subways Are for Sleeping" opens at St James Theater NYC for 205 perfs on December - 27.  

1962  On December - 27 28th Heisman Trophy Award: Terry Baker, Oregon State (QB)  

1964  On December - 27 cleveland Browns beat Balt Colts 27-0 in NFL championship game  

1966  "At the Drop of Another Hat" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 105 perfs on this day in history.  

1968  Apollo 8 returns to Earth on December - 27.  

1970  "Hello, Dolly!" closes on Broadway after a record 2,844 performances on this day in history.  

1970  "Hello, Dolly!" closes at St James Theater NYC after 2844 performances on this day in history.  

1972  Former Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester B. 'Mike' Pearson 1897-1972 dies at age 75; on December - 27.  

1972  On December - 27 new North Korean constitution comes into effect  

1972  On this day in history "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances  

1972  Lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75 on December - 27.  

1973  On December - 27 lA Dodgers announce night games will start at 7:30 instead of 8  

1974  On this day in history fSLN seizes government hostages at a private Managua party  

1974  40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB) on December - 27.  

1974  Amy Vanderbilt, US author (Complete book of etiquette), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1975  Explosion at Chasnala Colliery collapses drowning 350 (Dhanbad India) on December - 27.  

1976  Albania constitution goes into effect on December - 27.  

1978  On this day in history king Juan Carlos ratifies Spain's 1st democratic constitution  

1978  Bob de Lange, Dutch actor/director (Daniel), dies at 62 on December - 27.  

1979  On December - 27 "Knots Landing," premieres on CBS-TV  

1979  Red Army beats New York Rangers 5-2 at MSG on this day in history.  

1979  Russia invades Afghanistan on this day in history.  

1979  Soviet troops invade Afghanistan, President Hafizullah Amin overthrown on December - 27.  

1979  Hafizullah Amin, president of Afghanistan (1979), murdered on this day in history.  

1981  On December - 27 hoagy Carmichael, US actor/songwriter (Stardust), dies at 82  

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

1683  Conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

1709  Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague) was born on this day in history.  

1715  Philippe de Noailles, duc de Mouchy, French soldier (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 December - 27.  

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

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