On this day, December 27, in 1897, General Emilio Aguinaldo left to go to Hongkong as stated in the agreement of Biak na Bato.
The official calendar of the Republic of the Philippines: an almanac of Philippine commemorations enlivened with illustrations and information. –Manila: Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office, .
On this day in 1949, the Netherlands restored the Independence of Indonesia under the administration of the government established by Sukarno.
On this day in 1831, Charles Darwin began his scientific voyage aboard the HMS Beagle. The trip took five years to reach Brazil, Galapagos Is, and New Zealand. This is where Darwin developed his “evolution through natural selection.”
December 27 is International Day of Epidemic Preparedness.
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