On This Day: December 27th
This is 361st day of the year and 4 days remain in the year.
Darwin began his voyage aboard the HMS Beagle.
Prohibitionist Carry Nation smashed her first saloon.
Radio City Music Hall in New York City opened.
The World Bank was created with an agreement signed by 28 nations.
Rwanda's first genocide trial opened for the 1994 slaughter of 800,000 Tutsis.
December 27 BirthdaysLouis Pasteur1822–1895, French Chemist
Sir George Cayleyscientist and aerial navigator