Famous Deaths In April - 27
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
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 April - 27 alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies
1404 On April - 27 philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62
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 this day in history.
1605 On this day in history leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69
1613 On April - 27 death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)
1625 On this day in history death of mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1553)
1656 On April - 27 gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65
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 April - 27.
1695 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1702 Jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51 on April - 27.
1758 On this day in history 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 William Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47 on April - 27.
1813 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1873 Death of William Charles Macready, English actor (b. 1793) on this day in history.
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 John Murray Corse, US general (Union), dies on his 58th birthday on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history death of henry Parkes, known as the Father of Federation (b. 1815)
1901 On this day in history richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81
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 this day in history.
1936 On April - 27 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 April - 27.
1941 Death of Penelope Delta, Greek author (b. 1874) on April - 27.