Famous Deaths In April - 27
Tuesday, 03 May 2016
0630 Death of King Ardashir III of Persia on this day in history.
1076 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies on April - 27.
1124 On this day in history alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies
1404 Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on April - 27.
1521 On April - 27 death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50
1599 On this day in history death of maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538)
1605 On this day in history leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69
1613 Death of Robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532) on this day in history.
1625 Death of Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1553) on April - 27.
1656 On this day in history gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65
1682 On April - 27 theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies
1694 Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25 on April - 27.
1695 On April - 27 sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44
1702 On this day in history jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51
1758 On this day in history jan Francisci, composer, dies at 66
1764 On April - 27 jaime de Casellas, composer, dies at 73
1782 Death of William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (b. 1710) on this day in history.
1794 William Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1813 On April - 27 zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34
1871 On April - 27 sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59
1872 Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70 on April - 27.
1873 On April - 27 death of william Charles Macready, English actor (b. 1793)
1881 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1882 Ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive Men), dies on this day in history.
1893 John Murray Corse, US general (Union), dies on his 58th birthday on April - 27.
1896 Death of Henry Parkes, known as the Father of Federation (b. 1815) on April - 27.
1901 On April - 27 richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81
1902 Julius Sterling Morton, who started Arbor Day, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1915 Alexander N Skriabin, Russ pianist/composer (Prometheus), dies at 43 on April - 27.
1932 Death of Harold "Heart" Crane, US poet (Bridge), commits suicide at 32 on April - 27.
1936 On this day in history frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72
1937 Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46 on April - 27.
1938 Edmond Rubbens, Belgian minister to Colonies, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1941 Death of Penelope Delta, Greek author (b. 1874) on April - 27.