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


Person of interestStephen F. Austin

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

Founder of Texas Stephen F. Austin
Founder of Texas
Stephen F. Austin

1836 Highlights

About December 27, 1836

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn