This day in history - December 27

This day in history - December 27.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, December 27, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on December 27 surrounded events relating to the Flushing Remonstrance, Sinking of USS Carolina, Beginning of Darwin's Voyage Aboard HMS Beagle, Baptist War, First Use of Ether for Childbirth, Premiere of the American Musical 'Showboat', Opening of Radio City Music Hall, First Female Rabbi, First Investigation of the Cave of Swallows and Death of Carrie Fisher. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Peter Stuyvesant, Andrew Jackson, Charles Darwin, Robert Fitzroy, Samuel Sharpe, Crawford Long, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Florenz Ziegfeld, Edward Durell Stone, Donald Deskey, Regina Jonas, Max Dienemann, T.R. Evans, Randy Sterns, Charles Borland and Carrie Fisher.

Flushing Remonstrance - December 27, 1657: On this day in history, December 27, 1657, important events took place today in current New York, USA, surrounding the Flushing Remonstrance. Director General of New Netherland, Peter Stuyvesant, had banned the practice of any religion other than that of the Dutch Reformed Church. On December 27, a group of English citizens offended by Stuyvesant's actions signed the 'Flushing Remonstrance', a petition in opposition to his policies. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1657 were Peter Stuyvesant. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: Flushing Remonstrance *** Date: December 27, 1657 *** Place: current New York, USA *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 17th century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of USS Carolina - December 27, 1814: On this day in history, December 27, 1814, important events took place today in Louisiana, USA, surrounding the Sinking of USS Carolina. The schooner USS Carolina, headed for New Orleans, Louisiana, after being commissioned by the Navy. With Lieutenant J. D. Henley in command, she helped to give General Andrew Jackson time to defend New Orleans against the British. During her defence of New Orleans she was set alight by heated shot and exploded on December 27, 1814. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1814 were Andrew Jackson. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: Sinking of USS Carolina *** Date: December 27, 1814 *** Place: Louisiana, USA *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Beginning of Darwin's Voyage Aboard HMS Beagle - December 27, 1831: On this day in history, December 27, 1831, crucial events took place today in Plymouth Sound, England, relating to the Beginning of Darwin's Voyage Aboard HMS Beagle. HMS Beagle, under the command of Robert Fitzroy, began it's second voyage when it left Plymouth Sound on December 27, 1831. Charles Darwin, who had been offered the position of naturalist, joined the expedition. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1831 were Charles Darwin, Robert Fitzroy. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: Beginning of Darwin's Voyage Aboard HMS Beagle *** Date: December 27, 1831 *** Place: Plymouth Sound, England *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Baptist War - December 27, 1831: On this day in history, December 27, 1831, important events took place today in Jamaica, Caribbean, surrounding the Baptist War. Baptist minister Samuel Sharpe instigated a strike of the slaves in Jamaica, demanding more freedom and a working wage. The slave uprising that followed led to the deaths of 14 whites and 207 slaves, and was quickly put down by British forces. After th event, a further 300 plus slaves were executed for minor offences. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1831 were Samuel Sharpe. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: Baptist War *** Date: December 27, 1831 *** Place: Jamaica, Caribbean *** Category: Slavery *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Use of Ether for Childbirth - December 27, 1845: On this day in history, December 27, 1845, significant events took place today in Georgia, USA, respecting the First Use of Ether for Childbirth. Dr. Crawford Long used Ether as an anaesthetic on December 27, 1845, when he had his wife inhale it during childbirth. This was the first time Ether had been used to aid childbirth. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1845 were Crawford Long. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: First Use of Ether for Childbirth *** Date: December 27, 1845 *** Place: Georgia, USA *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Premiere of the American Musical 'Showboat' - December 27, 1927: On this day in history, December 27, 1927, important events took place today in New York, USA, in respect of the Premiere of the American Musical 'Showboat'. The American musical Showboat, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstien II and music by Jerome Kern, premiered on Broadway on December 27, 1926, in the Ziegfeld Theatre. The musical was produced by Florenz Ziegfeld and ran for 572 performances. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1927 were Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Florenz Ziegfeld. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: Premiere of the American Musical 'Showboat' *** Date: December 27, 1927 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Opening of Radio City Music Hall - December 27, 1932: On this day in history, December 27, 1932, important events took place today in New York, USA, in respect of the Opening of Radio City Music Hall. New York City's Radio City Music Hall was designed in the Art Deco style by Donald Deskey and Edward Durell Stone, and has been nicknamed the 'Showplace of the Nation'. The Music Hall is located in the Rockefeller Center, and opened to the public on December 27, 1932. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1932 were Edward Durell Stone, Donald Deskey. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: Opening of Radio City Music Hall *** Date: December 27, 1932 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Female Rabbi - December 27, 1935: On this day in history, December 27, 1935, crucial events took place today in Germany, relating to the First Female Rabbi. German orphan Regina Jonas graduated as an Academic Teacher of Religion before applying to become a Rabbi. Jonas was twice refused ordination, because she was a woman, before finally receiving her semicha and being ordained by Rabbi Max Dienemann on December 27, 1935. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1935 were Regina Jonas, Max Dienemann. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: First Female Rabbi *** Date: December 27, 1935 *** Place: Germany *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Investigation of the Cave of Swallows - December 27, 1966: On this day in history, December 27, 1966, important events took place today in Aquismon, Mexico, in respect of the First Investigation of the Cave of Swallows. Sotano de las Golondrinas, or Cave of the Swallows, in Aquismon, Mexico, was first investigated by three Texan cavers, Randy Sterns, Charles Borland and T. R. Evans, on December 27, 1966. It has the largest known cave shaft in the world. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 1966 were T.R. Evans, Randy Sterns, Charles Borland. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: First Investigation of the Cave of Swallows *** Date: December 27, 1966 *** Place: Aquismon, Mexico *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Carrie Fisher - December 27, 2016: On this day in history, December 27, 2016, crucial events took place today in California, USA, relating to the Death of Carrie Fisher. Actress and writer Carrie Fisher was best known for her role of Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. Daughter of actor and singer Eddie Fisher and actress and singer Debbie Reynolds, Fisher carved out her own career in film, appearing in films such as Star Wars, The 'Burbs and When Harry Met Sally. She died from a heart attack in Los Angeles on December 27, 2016. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 27, 2016 were Carrie Fisher. Facts on this day in History December 27: Events on this day in history: Death of Carrie Fisher *** Date: December 27, 2016 *** Place: California, USA *** Category: Death *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

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