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 This day in History - December 27
319 Historic Events for December 27
1856

Andre Gedalge, composer

Birth
1858

Alexandre Pierre Fran‡ois Boely, composer, dies at 73

Death
1859

William Henry Hadow, composer

Birth
1862

Battle of Chickasaw Bluffs, MS (Chickasaw Bayou)

Event
1862

Battle of Elizabethtown, KY

Event
1867

Ontario and Qu‚bec legislatures hold 1st meeting

Event
1869

Aur‚lien FM Lugn‚-Poe, French actor/stage manager (La Parade)

Birth
1871

World's 1st cat show (Crystal Palace, London)

Event
1877

Nikolai A Nekrasov, Russian poet (Metshty into Zvuki), dies at 56

Death
1879

Sydney Greenstreet, Sandwich England, actor (Maltese Falcon)

Birth
1879

Robert Greig, Australia, actor (Horse Feathers)

Birth
1880

Alessandro Nini, composer, dies at 75

Death
1884

Bernard van Dieren, composer

Birth
1884

Netherlands recognizes king Leopold II's Congo Free State

Event
1887

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Blue Carbuncle" (BG)

Event
1890

Maurice Schoemaker, composer

Birth
1892

Feliks Roderyk Labunski, composer

Birth
1892

N C Biddle beats Livingston 4-0 in 1st black college football game

Event
1892

Foundation Stone of Cathedral of St John laid (NYC)

Event
1895

Sig Arno, Hamburg, Germany, actor (Holiday in Havana)

Birth
1896

Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security Board)

Birth
1896

Carl Zuckmayer, German/Swiss/US playwright

Birth
1896

Arch Ward, sportswriter (proposed baseball's all-star game)

Birth
1896

Louis Bromfield, Mansfield Ohio, writer (Early Autumn, Pulitzer-1926)

Birth
1897

Iwan S Konew, Russ marshal/supreme commander pact of Warsaw

Birth