Famous Deaths In April - 27
Friday, 04 September 2015
0630 On April - 27 death of king Ardashir III of Persia
1076 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies on April - 27.
1124 On April - 27 alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies
1404 Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on April - 27.
1521 Death of Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on this day in history.
1599 On this day in history death of maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538)
1605 On April - 27 leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69
1613 Death of Robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532) on April - 27.
1625 Death of Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1553) on this day in history.
1656 On April - 27 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 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44 on April - 27.
1702 On April - 27 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 this day in history 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 On April - 27 william Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47
1813 Zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34 on this day in history.
1871 On this day in history sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59
1872 Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1873 On this day in history death of william Charles Macready, English actor (b. 1793)
1881 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1882 On this day in history ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive Men), dies
1893 On this day in history john Murray Corse, US general (Union), dies on his 58th birthday
1896 Death of Henry Parkes, known as the Father of Federation (b. 1815) on this day in history.
1901 Richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81 on April - 27.
1902 On this day in history julius Sterling Morton, who started Arbor Day, dies at 72
1915 Alexander N Skriabin, Russ pianist/composer (Prometheus), dies at 43 on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history death of harold "Heart" Crane, US poet (Bridge), commits suicide at 32
1936 Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1937 On April - 27 antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46
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 this day in history.