What Happened In December 1927 In History
Historical Events for December, 1927
- 2nd » Following 19 years of Ford Model T production, the Ford Motor Company unveils the Ford Model A (1927) named Ford Model A as its new automobile.
- 3rd » 'Putting Pants on Philip', the first Laurel and Hardy film, is released.
- 10th » The phrase "Grand Ole Opry Name known as Grand Ole Opry" is used for the first time radio or on-air.
- 11th » Guangzhou Uprising: Communist Party of China Communist Red Guards (China) Red Guards launch an uprising in Guangzhou, China, taking over most of the city and announcing the formation of a Guangzhou Soviet (council) Soviet.
- 17th » Indian revolutionary Rajendra Lahiri is hanged in Gonda jail, Uttar Pradesh, India, two days before the scheduled date.
- 19th » Three Indian revolutionaries, Ram Prasad Bismil, Roshan Singh and Ashfaqulla Khan are executed by the British Empire.
- 25th » The Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang named Vietnamese Nationalist Party is founded.
- 27th » 'Show Boat', considered to be the first true American Musical theatre e.g musical play, opens at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Broadway theatre e.g Broadway.
- 30th » The Tokyo Metro Ginza Line e.g Ginza Line, the first rapid transit or subway line in Asia, opens in Tokyo, Japan.
Famous Birthdays on December in 1927
- 3rd » Andy Williams, American singer and actor (The Williams Brothers) (d. 2012)
- 4th » Barbara Knudson, American actress (d. 2014)
- 4th » William Labov, American linguist and academic
- 4th » Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe, Swedish silversmith and jeweler (d. 2004)
- 5th » Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thai king
- 7th » Jack S. Blanton, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013)
- 7th » Helen Watts, Welsh opera singer (d. 2009)
- 8th » Ferdie Pacheco, American physician and author
- 8th » Vladimir Shatalov, Kazakhstani general, pilot, and astronaut
- 9th » Pierre Henry, French composer
- 10th » Danny Matt, German-Israeli general (d. 2013)
- 11th » John Buscema, American illustrator (d. 2002)
- 12th » Robert Noyce, American inventor and businessman, co-invented the integrated circuit e.g microchip and co-founded the Intel named Intel Corporation (d. 1990)
- 13th » James Wright (poet) called James Wright, American poet and academic (d. 1980)
- 14th » Richard Cassilly, American tenor (d. 1998)
- 14th » Koos Rietkerk, Dutch politician, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (Netherlands) named Dutch Minister of the Interior (d. 1986)
- 16th » Peter Dickinson, English author and poet
- 16th » Randall Garrett, American author (d. 1987)
- 17th » Ivar Ivask, Estonian poet and scholar (d. 1992)
- 17th » Richard Long (actor) known as Richard Long, American actor and director (d. 1974)
- 17th » Edward Meneeley, American painter and sculptor (d. 2012)
- 18th » Ramsey Clark, American lawyer and politician, 66th United States Attorney General
- 18th » Roméo LeBlanc, Canadian journalist and politician, 25th Governor General of Canada (d. 2009)
- 19th » James Booth, English actor and screenwriter (d. 2005)
- 20th » Michael Beaumont, 22nd Seigneur of Sark
- 20th » Charlie Callas, American actor (d. 2011)
- 20th » Kim Young-sam, South Korean soldier and politician, 7th President of South Korea
- 24th » Mary Higgins Clark, American author
- 25th » Nellie Fox, American baseball player and coach (d. 1975)
- 25th » Ram Narayan, Indian sarangi player
- 25th » Leo Kubiak, American basketball and baseball player
- 26th » Denis Gifford, English journalist and historian (d. 2000)
- 26th » Alan King (comedian) or Alan King, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
- 26th » Stu Miller, American baseball player
- 26th » Denis Quilley, English actor (d. 2003)
- 27th » Antony Gardner, English politician (d. 2011)
- 27th » Nityanand Swami (politician) named Nityanand Swami, Indian politician, 1st Chief Minister of Uttarakhand (d. 2012)
- 27th » Audrey Wagner, American baseball player, obstetrician, and gynecologist (d. 1984)
- 29th » Andy Stanfield, American sprinter (d. 1985)
- 30th » Bernard Barrow, American actor (d. 1993)
- 30th » Robert Hossein, French actor, director, and screenwriter
Famous Deaths for December 1927
- 14th » Julian Sochocki, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1842)
- 17th » Rajendra Lahiri, Indian activist (b. 1892)
- 19th » Ashfaqulla Khan, Indian activist (b. 1900)
- 19th » Ram Prasad Bismil, Indian poet and activist (b. 1897)
- 19th » Roshan Singh, Indian activist (b. 1892)
- 20th » Frederick Semple, American golfer and tennis player (b. 1872)
Year 1927 events in history for the month of December
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