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On This day

December 27

Fruitcake Day

1897 Montreal Victorias win the Stanley Cup 15 - 2 over the Ottawa Capitals

1927 Show Boat The First American Musical opens at Ziegfeld Theatre on Broadway

1932 Radio City Music Hall Opens in New York

1945 The World Bank / International Monetary Fund is created

1968 Apollo 8 splashes into the Pacific Ocean

1981 Wayne Gretzky gets 100 points in 38 games fastest player in the NHL to do so

Happy Birthday

1823 Mackenzie Bowell 5th Prime Minister of Canada


1939 John Amos actor Coming to America, The Beastmaster

1947 Bill Eadie AX of Demolition 3 x WWF tag team Champion


1952 David Knopfler musician Dire Straits

1966 Bill Goldberg WWE Superstar 1 x WWE heavyweight Champion

1980 Cesaro WWE SuperStar

1991 Chloe Bridges actress in Pretty Little Liars & Daytime Divas

1993 Olivia Cooke actress starred in Bates Motel, & Ouija.

1993 Alexandria Morgan

Passes away

2016 Carrie Fisher director actress & Princess



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