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What Happened on December 27th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Bek Air Flight 2100 crashes during takeoff from Almaty International Airport in Almaty, Kazakhstan, killing 13.
2009 Iranian election protests: On the Day of Ashura in Tehran, Iran, government security forces fire upon demonstrators.
2008 Operation Cast Lead: Israel launches three-week operation on Gaza.
2007 Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in a shooting incident.
2007 Riots erupt in Mombasa, Kenya, after Mwai Kibaki is declared the winner of the presidential election, triggering a political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.
2004 Radiation from an explosion on the magnetar SGR 1806-20 reaches Earth. It is the brightest extrasolar event known to have been witnessed on the planet.
2002 Two truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia.
1997 Protestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
1996 Taliban forces retake the strategic Bagram Airfield which solidifies their buffer zone around Kabul, Afghanistan.
1991 Scandinavian Airlines System Flight 751 crashes in Gottröra in the Norrtälje Municipality in Sweden, injuring 25.
1989 The Romanian Revolution concludes, as the last minor street confrontations and stray shootings abruptly end in the country's capital, Bucharest.
1985 Palestinian guerrillas kill eighteen people inside the airports of Rome, Italy, and Vienna, Austria.
1983 Pope John Paul II visits Mehmet Ali Ağca in Rebibbia's prison and personally forgives him for the 1981 attack on him in St. Peter's Square.
1978 Spain becomes a democracy after 40 years of fascist dictatorship.
1968 Apollo program: Apollo 8 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, ending the first orbital crewed mission to the Moon.
1966 The Cave of Swallows, the largest known cave shaft in the world, is discovered in Aquismón, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
1949 Indonesian National Revolution: The Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence. End of the Dutch East Indies.
1945 The International Monetary Fund is created with the signing of an agreement by 29 nations.
1939 The 7.8 Mw  Erzincan earthquake shakes eastern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme). At least 32,700 people were killed.
1939 Winter War: Finland holds off a Soviet attack in the Battle of Kelja.
1935 Regina Jonas is ordained as the first female rabbi in the history of Judaism.
1932 Radio City Music Hall, "Showplace of the Nation", opens in New York City.
1929 Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin orders the "liquidation of the kulaks as a class".
1927 Kern and Hammerstein's musical play Show Boat, considered to be the first true American musical play, opens at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Broadway.
1922 Japanese aircraft carrier Hōshō becomes the first purpose built aircraft carrier to be commissioned in the world.
1918 The Great Poland Uprising against the Germans begins.
1918 Ukrainian War of Independence: The Revolutionary Insurgent Army of Ukraine occupies Yekaterinoslav and seizes seven airplanes from the UPRAF, establishing an Insurgent Air Fleet.
1911 "Jana Gana Mana", the national anthem of India, is first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
1845 Ether anesthetic is used for childbirth for the first time by Dr. Crawford Long in Jefferson, Georgia.
1845 Having coined the phrase "manifest destiny" the previous July, journalist John L. O'Sullivan argued in his newspaper New York Morning News that the United States had the right to claim the entire Oregon Country.
1836 The worst ever avalanche in England occurs at Lewes, Sussex, killing eight people.
1831 Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution.
1814 War of 1812: The destruction of the schooner USS Carolina brings to an end Commodore Daniel Patterson's makeshift fleet, which fought a series of delaying actions that contributed to Andrew Jackson's victory at the Battle of New Orleans.
1703 Portugal and England sign the Methuen Treaty which allows Portugal to export wines to England on favorable trade terms.
1657 The Flushing Remonstrance articulates for the first time in North American history that freedom of religion is a fundamental right.
1655 Second Northern War/the Deluge: Monks at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa are successful in fending off a month-long siege.
1521 The Zwickau prophets arrive in Wittenberg, disturbing the peace and preaching the Apocalypse.
1512 The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regard to native Indians in the New World.
537 The second Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is consecrated.
Famous People Born on December 27

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Year Name
1936 Phil Sharpe, English cricketer (d. 2014)
1797 Charles Hodge, American theologian (d. 1878)
1956 Doina Melinte, Romanian runner
1916 Cathy Lewis, American actress (d. 1968)
1924 James A. McClure, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (d. 2011)
1985 Paul Stastny, Canadian-American ice hockey player
1459 John I Albert, King of Poland (d. 1501)
1955 Barbara Olson, American journalist and author (d. 2001)
1977 Chris Tate, English footballer
1907 Asaf Halet Çelebi, Turkish poet (d. 1958)
Famous People Deaths On December 27

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Date Name
2019 Maria Creveling, American League of Legends player (b. 1995)
1656 Andrew White, English Jesuit missionary (b. 1579)
1965 Edgar Ende, German painter (b. 1901)
870 Aeneas of Paris, Frankish bishop
1381 Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician (b. 1352)
1993 Feliks Kibbermann, Estonian chess player and philologist (b. 1902)
1952 Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian priest, author, and educator (b. 1878)
1987 Rewi Alley, New Zealand writer and political activist (b. 1897)
975 Balderic, bishop of Utrecht (b. 897)
1943 Ants Kurvits, Estonian general and politician, 10th Estonian Minister of War (b. 1887)