On This Day

What Happened in December 1827

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 10 Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and brewer (O'Keefe Brewery Company of Toronto Limited), born in Bandon, County Cork (d. 1913)
  • Dec 16 John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer
  • Dec 23 Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff, Austrian admiral (Helgoland/Lissa)
  • Dec 28 Robert Latimer McCook, volunteers Brigadier General (Union), (d. 1862)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 9 François Léonard Rouwyzer, composer, dies at 90
  • Dec 26 Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81