12/27/2018 12:05:00 AM Today In History - December 27
Reprinted By Permission From OnThisDay.com
Today in History in 1903 "Sweet Adaline", a barbershop quartet favorite, is first sung; in 1932 Radio City Music Hall opened in New York City; in 1947 the first "Howdy Doody Show" was telecast on NBC; and in 1991 the "Carol Burnett Show" last aired on CBS-TV.
Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:
1512 - The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regards to native Indians in the New World.
1657 - Flushing Remonstrance petition is signed in the Dutch colony of New Netherland protesting ban on Quaker worship
1825 - 1st public railway using steam locomotive completed in England between Stockton and Darlington
1900 - Carrie Nation's 1st public smashing of a bar (Carey Hotel, Wichita KS)
1903 - "Sweet Adaline", a barbershop quartet favorite, is first sung
1932 - Radio City Music Hall opens (NYC)
1939 - Between 20,000 & 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake in Erzincam Turkey
1945 - International Monetary Fund formally established by 29 member countries
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