On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1836

Historical Events

  • Worst English avalanche kills 8 of 15 buried (Lewes Sussex)

Famous Birthdays

  • Henricus Oort, Dutch theologist (Leidse translation)

Famous Deaths

Stephen F. Austin

Stephen Fuller Austin, founder of the US State of Texas, dies at 43

1836 Highlights

About December 27, 1836

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn