This article titled Today in History – December 27 – India and World is all about providing historical facts that took place on this very day. This article is a perfect aid for revision for those how are preparing for competitive examinations such as UPSC or banking examinations. It is not really possible to sum up each and every event that took place in India or whole of world simple because there is not enough information available of simply because such information is not accessible.
What Happened On This Day in History – December 27
Today in History – December 27: “India”
1797: Mirza Galib, an eminent Urdu poet, was born on this day.
1911: The National Anthem of India, Jana Gana Mana, was sung for the first time in Calcutta session of INC (Indian National Congress).
1975: Chasnala coal mine disaster takes away around 372 lives. It took place in the state of Jharkhand.
1987: The first ever hot-air cross India Balloon Expedition began on this day.
1992: Dhananjay Bhattacharya, famous Bengali singer, passed away on this day.
Today in History – December 27: “World”
1657: The Flushing Remonstrance was signed on this day. It is often considered as the precursor of US Constitution’s provision called “Freedom of Religion”.
1703: England and Portugal signed Metheun Treaty. As per this treaty, Portuguese imported wine will be given preference in England.
1831: Charles Darwin started his historic journey on HMS Beagle. It is during this journey that he came up with his “Theory of Evolution”.
1918: Great Poland Uprising against the forces of Germany.
1945: International Monetary Fund was created on this day. The agreement to create IMF was signed by 29 countries.
1949: End of Dutch East Indies (Netherlands) rule in Indonesia. Indonesia became an independent country.
1978: Spain became a democratic country after nearly 40 years of fascist rule.
1979: Soviet Union invades Afghanistan.