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December 27th, 2007 (December 27 2007)EventFormer Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated by a suicide bomber.
December 27th, 2007 (December 27 2007)DeathBenazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan (assassinated) (born in 1953)
December 27th, 2007 (December 27 2007)DeathJerzy Kawalerowicz, Polish film director (born in 1922)
December 27th, 2007 (December 27 2007)DeathJaan Kross, Estonian writer (born in 1920)
December 27th, 2005 (December 27 2005)DeathWilliam Doody, Canadian politician (born in 1931)
December 27th, 2004 (December 27 2004)DeathHank Garland, American musician (born in 1930)
December 27th, 2003 (December 27 2003)DeathAlan Bates, English actor (born in 1934)
December 27th, 2003 (December 27 2003)DeathIvan Calderon, Puerto Rican baseball player (born in 1962)
December 27th, 2002 (December 27 2002)EventTwo truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya.
December 27th, 2002 (December 27 2002)DeathGeorge Roy Hill, American film director (born in 1922)
December 27th, 2001 (December 27 2001)EventThe People s Republic of China is granted permanent normal trade relations with the United States.
December 27th, 1997 (December 27 1997)EventProtestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland.
December 27th, 1997 (December 27 1997)DeathBrendan Gill, American columnist and humorist (born in 1914)Eric Gill Quotes
December 27th, 1997 (December 27 1997)DeathBilly Wright, Irish Protestant paramilitary leader (born in 1960)
December 27th, 1996 (December 27 1996)EventTaliban forces retake the strategic Bagram air base which solidifies their buffer zone around Kabul.
December 27th, 1995 (December 27 1995)DeathShura Cherkassky, Ukrainian classical pianist (born in 1909)
December 27th, 1994 (December 27 1994)DeathFanny Cradock, English food writer and broadcaster (born in 1909)
December 27th, 1994 (December 27 1994)DeathJ. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (born in 1902)
December 27th, 1993 (December 27 1993)DeathAndre Pilette, Belgian racing driver (born in 1918)
December 27th, 1992 (December 27 1992)DeathKay Boyle, American writer (born in 1902)
December 27th, 1990 (December 27 1990)BirthLuis Trujillo, Peruvian Football Player
December 27th, 1988 (December 27 1988)BirthRick Porcello, American baseball player
December 27th, 1988 (December 27 1988)BirthHayley Williams, Singer Of Paramore
December 27th, 1988 (December 27 1988)DeathHal Ashby, American film director (born in 1929)
December 27th, 1987 (December 27 1987)DeathGeoffrey D Lloyd, Chairman of the guild of British Newspaper editors (born in 1933)
December 27th, 1986 (December 27 1986)BirthTristan Mathews, Porn Star,Model
December 27th, 1985 (December 27 1985)EventPalestinian guerrillas kill eighteen people inside Rome and Vienna airports.
December 27th, 1985 (December 27 1985)BirthPaul Stastny, Canadian-American ice hockey player
December 27th, 1984 (December 27 1984)BirthGilles Simon, French tennis player
December 27th, 1984 (December 27 1984)BirthPleasure P,American R&B Singer. Former member of Pretty Ricky (band)
December 27th, 1983 (December 27 1983)BirthCole Hamels, American baseball player
December 27th, 1982 (December 27 1982)BirthJames Mead, American guitarist (Kutless)
December 27th, 1982 (December 27 1982)BirthTerji Skiben?s, Faroese guitarist, (Tyr)
December 27th, 1982 (December 27 1982)DeathJohn Swigert, American astronaut (born in 1931)
December 27th, 1981 (December 27 1981)BirthEmilie de Ravin, Australian actress
December 27th, 1981 (December 27 1981)BirthJavine, British singer
December 27th, 1981 (December 27 1981)DeathHoagy Carmichael, American composer and singer (born in 1899)Hoagy Carmichael Quotes
December 27th, 1980 (December 27 1980)BirthClaudio Castagnoli, Swiss wrestler
December 27th, 1980 (December 27 1980)BirthCas Haley, American singer and guitarist
December 27th, 1979 (December 27 1979)EventThe Soviet Union seizes control of Afghanistan and Babrak Karmal replaces overthrown and executed President Hafizullah Amin.
December 27th, 1979 (December 27 1979)BirthDavid Dunn, English footballer
December 27th, 1979 (December 27 1979)BirthCarson Palmer, American football player
December 27th, 1979 (December 27 1979)DeathHafizullah Amin, second President of Afghanistan (born in 1929)
December 27th, 1978 (December 27 1978)EventSpain becomes a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship.
December 27th, 1978 (December 27 1978)DeathBob Luman, American country and rockabilly singer (born in 1937)
December 27th, 1978 (December 27 1978)DeathHouari Boumedienne, President of Algeria (born in 1932)
December 27th, 1977 (December 27 1977)BirthJacqueline Pillon, Canadian actress
December 27th, 1976 (December 27 1976)BirthFernando Pisani, Canadian/Italian ice hockey player
December 27th, 1976 (December 27 1976)BirthAaron Stanford, American actor
December 27th, 1975 (December 27 1975)BirthHeather O Rourke, American actress (died in 1988)
December 27th, 1974 (December 27 1974)BirthMasi Oka, Japanese-American actor
December 27th, 1974 (December 27 1974)BirthJay Pandolfo, American ice hockey player
December 27th, 1974 (December 27 1974)DeathVladimir Aleksandrovich Fock, Russian physicist (born in 1898)
December 27th, 1973 (December 27 1973)BirthKristoffer Zegers, Dutch composer
December 27th, 1973 (December 27 1973)BirthWilson Cruz, Puerto Rican actor
December 27th, 1973 (December 27 1973)BirthDee Ferris, British painter
December 27th, 1972 (December 27 1972)BirthThomas Wilson Brown, American actor
December 27th, 1972 (December 27 1972)BirthColin Charvis, Welsh rugby union player
December 27th, 1972 (December 27 1972)BirthMatt Slocum, American musician (Sixpence None the Richer)
December 27th, 1972 (December 27 1972)DeathLester B. Pearson, fourteenth Prime Minister of Canada, recipient of the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1897)
December 27th, 1971 (December 27 1971)BirthDuncan Ferguson, Scottish footballer
December 27th, 1971 (December 27 1971)BirthBryan Smolinski, American ice hockey player
December 27th, 1970 (December 27 1970)BirthBrendon Cook, Australian racing driver
December 27th, 1970 (December 27 1970)BirthLorenzo Neal, American football player
December 27th, 1969 (December 27 1969)BirthJean-Christophe Boullion, French race car driver
December 27th, 1969 (December 27 1969)BirthChyna, American professional wrestler
December 27th, 1969 (December 27 1969)BirthSarah Vowell, American author and journalist
December 27th, 1968 (December 27 1968)EventApollo Program: Apollo 8 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, ending the first manned mission to the Moon.
December 27th, 1966 (December 27 1966)BirthWendy Coakley-Thompson, American writer
December 27th, 1966 (December 27 1966)BirthEva LaRue, American actress
December 27th, 1966 (December 27 1966)BirthBill Goldberg, American football player and professional wrestler
December 27th, 1966 (December 27 1966)BirthFabian Nunez, American politician
December 27th, 1966 (December 27 1966)DeathGuillermo Stabile, Argentine footballer (born in 1906)
December 27th, 1965 (December 27 1965)BirthSalman Khan, Indian actor
December 27th, 1965 (December 27 1965)BirthChris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (died in 2007)
December 27th, 1965 (December 27 1965)DeathEdgar Ende, German painter (born in 1901)
December 27th, 1964 (December 27 1964)BirthIan Gomez, American actor
December 27th, 1964 (December 27 1964)BirthTheresa Randle, American actress
December 27th, 1963 (December 27 1963)BirthGaspar Noe, Argentinian-born director
December 27th, 1962 (December 27 1962)BirthBarbara Crampton, American actress
December 27th, 1962 (December 27 1962)BirthMark Few, American basketball coach
December 27th, 1962 (December 27 1962)BirthBill Self, American basketball coach
December 27th, 1962 (December 27 1962)BirthSherri Steinhauer, American golfer
December 27th, 1960 (December 27 1960)BirthMaryam d Abo, British actress
December 27th, 1960 (December 27 1960)BirthVictoria Paige Meyerink, American actress and producer
December 27th, 1960 (December 27 1960)BirthDonald Nally, American choral conductor
December 27th, 1959 (December 27 1959)BirthGerina Dunwich, American author
December 27th, 1959 (December 27 1959)BirthAndre Tippett, American football player
December 27th, 1956 (December 27 1956)DeathLambert McKenna, Irish editor and lexicographer. (born in 1870)
December 27th, 1955 (December 27 1955)BirthBarbara Olson, American political commentator (died in 2001)
December 27th, 1955 (December 27 1955)BirthBrad Murphey, Australian racing driver
December 27th, 1955 (December 27 1955)DeathAlfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter, English soldier (born in 1881)
December 27th, 1953 (December 27 1953)DeathJulian Tuwim, Polish poet (born in 1894) Julian Quotes
December 27th, 1952 (December 27 1952)BirthKarla Bonoff, American singer and songwriter Bono Quotes
December 27th, 1952 (December 27 1952)BirthTovah Feldshuh, American actress
December 27th, 1952 (December 27 1952)BirthJay Hill, Canadian politician
December 27th, 1952 (December 27 1952)BirthDavid Knopfler, British musician (Dire Straits)
December 27th, 1952 (December 27 1952)DeathPatrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest (born in 1878)
December 27th, 1951 (December 27 1951)BirthErnesto Zedillo, President of Mexico
December 27th, 1950 (December 27 1950)BirthRoberto Bettega, Italian footballer
December 27th, 1950 (December 27 1950)BirthTerry Bozzio, American drummer (Missing Persons)
December 27th, 1950 (December 27 1950)DeathMax Beckmann, German painter (born in 1884)
December 27th, 1949 (December 27 1949)EventIndonesian National Revolution: The Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence.
December 27th, 1948 (December 27 1948)BirthGerard Depardieu, French actor
December 27th, 1947 (December 27 1947)BirthBill Eadie, professional wrestler known as "Ax" of Demolition
December 27th, 1947 (December 27 1947)BirthTracy Nelson, American blues singer
December 27th, 1947 (December 27 1947)BirthMickey Redmond, National Hockey League player
December 27th, 1947 (December 27 1947)BirthJanet Perry, American soprano
December 27th, 1947 (December 27 1947)BirthWilly Polleunis, Belgian athlete
December 27th, 1946 (December 27 1946)BirthLenny Kaye, American guitarist
December 27th, 1946 (December 27 1946)BirthJanet Street-Porter, British journalist, producer and presenter
December 27th, 1945 (December 27 1945)EventThe World Bank was created with the signing of an agreement by 28 nations.
December 27th, 1944 (December 27 1944)BirthBarry Elliot British actor
December 27th, 1944 (December 27 1944)BirthMick Jones, British musician (Foreigner)
December 27th, 1943 (December 27 1943)BirthCokie Roberts, American journalist
December 27th, 1943 (December 27 1943)BirthJoan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician
December 27th, 1943 (December 27 1943)BirthPeter Sinfield, British lyricist and producer
December 27th, 1942 (December 27 1942)EventThe Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia is founded.
December 27th, 1942 (December 27 1942)BirthByron Browne, baseball player
December 27th, 1942 (December 27 1942)BirthCharmian Carr, American actress
December 27th, 1941 (December 27 1941)BirthMichael Pinder, British musician (Moody Blues)
December 27th, 1941 (December 27 1941)BirthNolan Richardson, American basketball coach
December 27th, 1939 (December 27 1939)EventErzincan, Turkey was hit by an earthquake.
December 27th, 1939 (December 27 1939)BirthJohn Amos, American actor
December 27th, 1938 (December 27 1938)DeathCalvin Bridges, American geneticist (born in 1889)
December 27th, 1938 (December 27 1938)DeathOsip Mandelstam, Russian poet (born in 1891)Osip Mandelstam Quotes
December 27th, 1934 (December 27 1934)BirthLarissa Latynina, Russian gymnast
December 27th, 1931 (December 27 1931)BirthScotty Moore, American guitarist
December 27th, 1930 (December 27 1930)BirthWilfrid Sheed, English-born American writerWilfrid Sheed Quotes
December 27th, 1927 (December 27 1927)BirthAntony Gardner, British politician
December 27th, 1927 (December 27 1927)BirthAgnes Nixon, American television producer, director, and writer
December 27th, 1926 (December 27 1926)BirthJerome Courtland, American actor, director and producer
December 27th, 1925 (December 27 1925)BirthMichel Piccoli, French actor
December 27th, 1925 (December 27 1925)DeathSergei Yesenin, Russian poet (born in 1895)
December 27th, 1923 (December 27 1923)EventNamba Daisuke, a Japanese student, tries to assassinate the Prince Regent Hirohito.
December 27th, 1923 (December 27 1923)DeathGustave Eiffel, French engineer and architect (born in 1832)
December 27th, 1920 (December 27 1920)BirthBruce Hobbs, American jockey (died in 2005)
December 27th, 1918 (December 27 1918)EventThe Great Poland Uprising against the Germans begins.
December 27th, 1918 (December 27 1918)BirthJohn Celardo, American comic strip artist
December 27th, 1917 (December 27 1917)BirthOnni Palaste, Finnish writer
December 27th, 1916 (December 27 1916)BirthWerner Baumbach, German bomber pilot (died in 1953)
December 27th, 1915 (December 27 1915)BirthMary Kornman, American actress (died in 1973)
December 27th, 1915 (December 27 1915)BirthWilliam Masters, American gynecologist (died in 2001)
December 27th, 1915 (December 27 1915)BirthGyula Zsengeller, Hungarian footballer (died in 1999)
December 27th, 1914 (December 27 1914)DeathCharles Martin Hall, American chemist and inventor (born in 1863)
December 27th, 1910 (December 27 1910)BirthCharles Olson, American poet (died in 1970)
December 27th, 1907 (December 27 1907)BirthSebastian Haffner, German journalist and writer (died in 1999)
December 27th, 1907 (December 27 1907)BirthConrad L. Raiford, Goodwill Ambassador (died in 2002)
December 27th, 1907 (December 27 1907)BirthWillem van Otterloo, Dutch conductor and composer (died in 1978)
December 27th, 1906 (December 27 1906)BirthOscar Levant, American pianist, composer, and actor (died in 1972)
December 27th, 1901 (December 27 1901)BirthMarlene Dietrich, German actress and singer (died in 1992)
December 27th, 1901 (December 27 1901)BirthIrene Handl, English actress (died in 1987)
December 27th, 1900 (December 27 1900)BirthHans Stuck, German race car driver (died in 1978)
December 27th, 1900 (December 27 1900)DeathWilliam George Armstrong, English inventor, industrialist, and engineer (born in 1810)
December 27th, 1896 (December 27 1896)BirthCarl Zuckmayer, German author and dramatist (died in 1977)
December 27th, 1896 (December 27 1896)BirthLouis Bromfield, American writer (died in 1956)
December 27th, 1896 (December 27 1896)BirthMaurice De Waele, Belgian cyclist (died in 1952)
December 27th, 1896 (December 27 1896)DeathJohn Brown, British manufacturer (born in 1816)
December 27th, 1892 (December 27 1892)BirthAlfred Edwin McKay, Canadian World War One flying ace (died in 1917)
December 27th, 1888 (December 27 1888)BirthThea von Harbou, German author and actress (died in 1954)
December 27th, 1883 (December 27 1883)BirthCyrus S. Eaton, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and philanthropist (died in 1979)
December 27th, 1879 (December 27 1879)BirthSydney Greenstreet, English actor (died in 1954)
December 27th, 1864 (December 27 1864)BirthRene Georges Hermann-Paul, French artist (died in 1940)
December 27th, 1858 (December 27 1858)DeathAlexandre Pierre Francois Boely, French composer (born in 1785)
December 27th, 1845 (December 27 1845)EventEther anesthetic is used for childbirth for the first time by Dr. Crawford Williamson Long in Jefferson, Georgia.
December 27th, 1836 (December 27 1836)EventThe worst ever avalanche in England occurs at Lewes, Sussex, killing 8 people.
December 27th, 1836 (December 27 1836)DeathStephen F. Austin, American pioneer (born in 1793)
December 27th, 1834 (December 27 1834)DeathCharles Lamb, English essayist (born in 1775)Charles Lamb Quotes
December 27th, 1832 (December 27 1832)BirthPavel Tretyakov, Russian businessman and patron of art (died in 1897)
December 27th, 1831 (December 27 1831)EventCharles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate the theory of evolution.Charles Darwin Quotes
December 27th, 1823 (December 27 1823)BirthSir Mackenzie Bowell, fifth Prime Minister of Canada (died in 1896)
December 27th, 1822 (December 27 1822)BirthLouis Pasteur, French scientist (died in 1895)Louis Pasteur Quotes
December 27th, 1814 (December 27 1814)EventDestruction of schooner Carolina, the last of Commodore Daniel Patterson s make-shift fleet that fought a series of delaying actions that contributed to Andrew Jackson s victory at the Battle of New Orleans.Andrew Jackson Quotes
December 27th, 1812 (December 27 1812)DeathShneur Zalman of Liadi, Lithuanian rabbi and founder of Chabad Hasidism (born in 1745)
December 27th, 1812 (December 27 1812)DeathJoanna Southcott, an English self-described religious prophetess.
December 27th, 1803 (December 27 1803)BirthFrancois-Marie-Thomas Chevalier de Lorimier, French Canadian Patriote (died in 1839)
December 27th, 1800 (December 27 1800)DeathHugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (born in 1718)
December 27th, 1796 (December 27 1796)BirthMirza Ghalib, Indian poet (died in 1869)
December 27th, 1782 (December 27 1782)DeathHenry Home, Lord Kames, Scottish philosopher (born in 1697) Philo Quotes
December 27th, 1776 (December 27 1776)BirthNikolay Kamensky, Russian general (died in 1811)
December 27th, 1773 (December 27 1773)BirthGeorge Cayley, English scientist, inventor, and politician (died in 1857)
December 27th, 1771 (December 27 1771)DeathHenri Pitot, French engineer (born in 1695)
December 27th, 1761 (December 27 1761)BirthMichael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, Russian military commander (died in 1818)
December 27th, 1743 (December 27 1743)DeathHyacinthe Rigaud, French painter (born in 1659)
December 27th, 1737 (December 27 1737)DeathWilliam Bowyer, English printer (born in 1663)
December 27th, 1721 (December 27 1721)BirthFrancois Hemsterhuis, Dutch philosopher (died in 1790) Philo Quotes
December 27th, 1717 (December 27 1717)BirthPope Pius VI (died in 1799)
December 27th, 1715 (December 27 1715)BirthPhilippe de Noailles, duc de Mouchy, French soldier (died in 1794)
December 27th, 1707 (December 27 1707)DeathJean Mabillon, French palaeograopher and diplomat (born in 1632)
December 27th, 1703 (December 27 1703)EventPortugal and England sign the Methuen Treaty which gives preference to Portuguese imported wines into England.
December 27th, 1683 (December 27 1683)BirthConyers Middleton, English minister (died in 1750)
December 27th, 1657 (December 27 1657)EventThe Flushing Remonstrance is signed.
December 27th, 1654 (December 27 1654)BirthJacob Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (died in 1705)
December 27th, 1603 (December 27 1603)DeathThomas Cartwright, English Puritan clergyman
December 27th, 1571 (December 27 1571)BirthJohannes Kepler, German astronomer (died in 1630)
December 27th, 1548 (December 27 1548)DeathFrancesco Spiera, Italian Protestant jurist (born in 1502)
December 27th, 1512 (December 27 1512)EventThe Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regards to native Indians in the New World.
December 27th, 1390 (December 27 1390)BirthAnne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (died in 1411)
December 27th, 1381 (December 27 1381)DeathEdmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician
December 27th, 1076 (December 27 1076)DeathPrince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (born in 1027)
December 27th, 0537 (December 27 0537)EventThe Hagia Sophia is completed.
December 27th, 0418 (December 27 0418)DeathZosimus, Greek pope

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