This Day in History on 27 December

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 27 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History