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 This day in History - December 27
319 Historic Events for December 27
1930

Jacqueline Fontijn, Flemish composer

Birth
1930

William Courtleigh, actor (Madame X, Eyes of Youth), dies at 63

Death
1931

Walter Courvoisier, composer, dies at 56

Death
1931

Scotty Moore, guitarist (for Elvis)

Birth
1931

Peter Christian Lutkin, composer, dies at 73

Death
1932

Radio City Music Hall opens (NYC)

Event
1934

Larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)

Birth
1934

Vernon Duke and James Hanley's musical premieres in NYC

Event
1934

Shah of Persia declares Persia now Iran

Event
1934

1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)

Event
1935

Norma Rae Beatty Ashby, broadcaster/TV producer

Birth
1936

Lee Salk, doctor (CBS TV)

Birth
1936

Phil Sharpe, cricketer (England middle order batsman during 60's)

Birth
1936

Hans von Seeckt, German Gen/advisor of Chiang Kai-shek, dies at 70

Death
1937

Bradman scores 246 SA v Queensland, 364 mins, 20 fours

Event
1937

Mae West performs Adam and Eve skit that gets her banned from NBC radio

Event
1937

German immigration officials with no explanation bar Juan Carlos Zabala (Arg), 1932 Olympic marathon champion, from entering Germany

Event
1938

Emile Vandervelde, Belgian secretary of State (BWP), dies at 72

Death
1938

O Mandelstam, writer, dies

Death
1939

Earthquake in Turkey, about 50,000 die

Event
1939

Between 20,000 and 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake (Erzincam Turkey)

Event
1939

John Amos, Newark NJ, actor (Good Times, Coming to America)

Birth
1939

1st American skimobiles (North Conway, NH)

Event
1940

Jerry Lambert, jockey (rode Native Diver)

Birth
1940

Pete Brown, rocker

Birth