Historical Events In April - 27
Monday, 28 September 2020
0630 On this day in history king Ardashir III of Persia
1076 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies on this day in history.
1124 Scotland's Alexander I dies at age 46 after a 17-year reign and is succeeded by his brother David, 40, who has ruled in the south since the death of their grandfather Edgar in 1107 on April - 27.
1124 David I becomes King of Scotland on this day in history.
1124 Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on April - 27.
1296 On April - 27 battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England.
1404 On April - 27 philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62
1410 On April - 27 john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia
1509 Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice on April - 27.
1518 Treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors/Bourgondisch covenant on this day in history.
1521 Ferdinand Magellan world traveler, killed by Filipino natives on this day in history.
1521 Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on April - 27.
1522 Battle at Bicacca: Charles I & Pope Adrianus VI beat France on April - 27.
1526 Mogol King Babur beats sultan of Delhi on this day in history.
1539 Re-founding of the city of Bogotá, New Granada (nowadays Colombia), by Nikolaus Federmann and Sebastián de Belalcázar on April - 27.
1565 First Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms on April - 27.
1565 On this day in history 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
1576 On this day in history peace of Beaulieu & Paix de Monsieur
1578 Duel of the Mignons claims the lives of two favorites of Henry III of France and two favorites of Henry I, Duke of Guise on April - 27.
1605 Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69 on April - 27.
1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer on April - 27.
1643 Tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez," premieres in Madrid on this day in history.
1646 On April - 27 king Charles I flees Oxford
1650 Scottish general Montrose defeated on this day in history.
1656 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on April - 27.
1662 On April - 27 netherlands & France sign military covenant
1667 The blind and impoverished, John Milton sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for £10 on April - 27.
1682 On this day in history theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies
1694 On this day in history frederik August I "the Strong" becomes monarch of Saksen
1694 Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25 on April - 27.
1695 On this day in history sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44
1701 Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia on April - 27.
1702 Jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51 on April - 27.
1707 John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens on April - 27.