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Famous Deaths In April - 27

Sunday, 26 February 2017

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 this day in history.  

1521  Death of Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on this day in history.  

1599  Death of Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538) on April - 27.  

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  Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on April - 27.  


1682  Theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies on April - 27.  

1694  Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25 on this day in history.  

1695  Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1702  On this day in history jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51  

1758  Jan Francisci, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1764  Jaime de Casellas, composer, dies at 73 on April - 27.  

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 April - 27.  

1871  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59 on April - 27.  

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 April - 27 ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive Men), dies  

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 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  On this day in history alexander N Skriabin, Russ pianist/composer (Prometheus), dies at 43  

1932  On April - 27 death of harold "Heart" Crane, US poet (Bridge), commits suicide at 32  

1936  On this day in history frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72  

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  On April - 27 death of penelope Delta, Greek author (b. 1874)  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 27

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1410  John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia was born on April - 27.  

1495  On this day in history birth of suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)  

1623  On April - 27 birth of johann Adam Reincken, composer  

1650  On this day in history birth of charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)  

1701  On April - 27 birth of charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia  

1707  John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens was born on April - 27.  

1718  Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

1724  Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  


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