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 This day in History - December 27
319 Historic Events for December 27
1897

Stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias beat Ottawa Capitals, 15-2

Event
1899

Paul Costello, US, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1920, 24, 28)

Birth
1900

William G Armstrong, of Cragside, Brit const (hydr crane), dies at 90

Death
1900

Carrie Nation's 1st public smashing of a bar (Carey Hotel, Wichita KS)

Event
1901

Irene Handl, London England, actress (Riding High, Morgan)

Birth
1901

Marlene Dietrich, Berlin Germany, singer/actress (Blue Angel)

Birth
1902

Ferenc Szabo, composer

Birth
1903

"Sweet Adaline," a barbershop quartet favorite, is 1st sung

Event
1904

W B Yeats/Lady Gregory's "On Baile's Strand," premieres in Dublin

Event
1904

Duke of York Theatre opens in London (1st musical Peter Pan)

Event
1905

M A Noble scores 281 (369 mins, 21 fours) NSW v Victoria

Event
1906

Oscar Levant, Pittsburgh, actor (American in Paris, Dance of Life)

Birth
1906

Ivan Mark Waller, mountaineer

Birth
1906

Ivan Brkanovic, composer

Birth
1906

1st annual meeting of American Sociological Society, Providence, RI

Event
1907

Jan Willem van Otterloo, Dutch composer

Birth
1907

Emile de Strijker, Belgian philosopher

Birth
1907

Willem Van Otterloo, Winterwijk Holland, conductor (Melbourne 1967-71)

Birth
1907

Nils-Eric Ringbom, composer

Birth
1908

Louis JHCA de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Black Banners)

Birth
1909

Johan[nes B] Schmitz, Dutch actor/reciter (Lucifer, MacBeth)

Birth
1910

Jack Massey, groundsman

Birth
1910

Neville Crump, racehorse trainer

Birth
1911

Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Jan 1]

Birth
1914

Ivan Sutton, British concert promoter

Birth