Famous Deaths In April - 27
Friday, 29 May 2015
0630 On April - 27 death of king Ardashir III of Persia
1076 On April - 27 willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies
1124 Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on this day in history.
1404 Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1521 On April - 27 death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50
1599 Death of Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538) on this day in history.
1605 Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1613 On this day in history death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)
1625 Death of Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1553) on April - 27.
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 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 On April - 27 jan Francisci, composer, dies at 66
1764 On April - 27 jaime de Casellas, composer, dies at 73
1782 On this day in history death of william Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (b. 1710)
1794 On April - 27 william Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47
1813 On this day in history zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34
1871 Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76
1882 On April - 27 ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive Men), dies
1893 On April - 27 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 Julius Sterling Morton, who started Arbor Day, dies at 72 on April - 27.
1915 On April - 27 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 Frederik A Stoett, linguist (Dutch Proverbs), dies at 72 on April - 27.
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.