About December 27

December 27, 2021 is the 361st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 4 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Capricorn is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 36 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On December 27

  • 537
    The Hagia Sophia is completed.
  • 1703
    Portugal and England sign the Methuen Treaty which gives preference to Portuguese imported wines into England.
  • 1814
    War of 1812: The American schooner USS Carolina is destroyed. It was 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.
  • 1831
    Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard the HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate the theory of evolution.
  • 1836
    The worst ever avalanche in England occurs at Lewes, Sussex, killing 8 people.
  • 1845
    Ether anesthetic is used for childbirth for the first time by Dr. Crawford Williamson Long in Jefferson, Georgia.
  • 1911
    “Jana Gana Mana,” the national anthem of India, is first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
  • 1918
    The Great Poland Uprising against the Germans begins.
  • 1932
    Radio City Music Hall opened in New York, New York.
  • 1939
    Erzincan, Turkey is hit by an earthquake, killing 30,000.
  • 1939
    Winter War: Finland holds off a Soviet attack in the Battle of Kelja.
  • 1942
    The Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia is founded.
  • 1945
    The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are created with the signing of an agreement by 29 nations.
  • 1966
    The Cave of Swallows, the largest known cave shaft in the world, is discovered in Aquismón, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
  • 1979
    The Soviet Union invades the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
  • 1996
    Taliban forces retake the strategic Bagram air base which solidifies their buffer zone around Kabul.
  • 1997
    Protestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
  • 2002
    The company Clonaid announces that it has successfully cloned a human being, although it has never presented any verifiable evidence.
  • 2007
    Riots erupt in Mombasa, Kenya, after Mwai Kibaki is declared the winner of the presidential election, triggering a political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.
  • 2008
    Israel launches 3-week operation on Gaza - Operation Cast Lead

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