Famous Deaths In April - 27
Friday, 27 February 2015
0630 On April - 27 death of king Ardashir III of Persia
1076 On this day in history willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies
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 this day in history.
1521 Death of Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on April - 27.
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 April - 27.
1625 On April - 27 death of mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1553)
1656 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1682 On April - 27 theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies
1694 On April - 27 johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25
1695 On April - 27 sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44
1702 On April - 27 jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51
1758 On April - 27 jan Francisci, composer, dies at 66
1764 Jaime de Casellas, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 On April - 27 zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34
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 April - 27.
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 April - 27.
1882 Ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive Men), dies on April - 27.
1893 John Murray Corse, US general (Union), dies on his 58th birthday on this day in history.
1896 Death of Henry Parkes, known as the Father of Federation (b. 1815) on April - 27.
1901 Richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81 on April - 27.
1902 Julius Sterling Morton, who started Arbor Day, dies at 72 on April - 27.
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 Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1937 Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46 on this day in history.
1938 On April - 27 edmond Rubbens, Belgian minister to Colonies, dies at 44
1941 Death of Penelope Delta, Greek author (b. 1874) on this day in history.