On This Day 27 December

Important Days

Important Events

1512 – The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regard to native Indians in the New World.

1911 – “Jana Gana Mana”, the national anthem of India, is first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1797 – Ghalib, Indian poet (d. 1869)

1927 – Nityanand Swami, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Uttarakhand (d. 2012)

1965 – Salman Khan, Indian film actor and producer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2013 – Farooq Sheikh, Indian actor, philanthropist and a popular television presenter (b. 1948)