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Historical Events In April - 27

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1724  On this day in history ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

1737  Edward Gibson, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Emp) on April - 27.  

1746  Battle at Culloden Moor: Duke of Cumberland beats "James VIII & III" on April - 27.  

1749  First performance of Handel's Fireworks Music in Green Park, London on this day in history.  

1758  On this day in history jan Francisci, composer, dies at 66  

1759  On April - 27 the birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein'  

1759  On April - 27 mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)  

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

1767  Andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist/composer (Song of the Clock) on April - 27.  

1773  British Parliament passes the Tea Act (Boston won't like this) on this day in history.  

1773  British Parliament passes the Tea Act. It doesn't fly well in Boston on this day in history.  

1773  British Parliament passes Tea Act (Boston won't like this) on this day in history.  

1791  The birth of Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code on this day in history.  

1791  On this day in history samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph)  

1794  On April - 27 william Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47  

1802  On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer  

1803  On this day in history alfred Julius Becher, composer  

1805  Naval forces capture Derne, Tripoli; raise first U.S. flag over foreign soil on this day in history.  

1805  On April - 27 uS Marines attack shores of Tripoli  

1810  Beethoven composes his famous piano piece, Für Elise on this day in history.  

1812  Friedrich von Flotow, composer on this day in history.  

1813  Americans under Gen Pike capture Toronto; Pike is killed on April - 27.  

1813  On April - 27 u.S. Navy and Army forces capture York (now Toronto), Canada  

1813  Zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34 on this day in history.  

1820  On April - 27 herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics)  

1822  The birth of Ulysses S.Grant, Former (18th) American President on April - 27.  

1822  Ulysses S Grant, [Hiram], Ohio (R), 18th president (1869-77) on April - 27.  

1824  On April - 27 william Richard Bexfield, composer  

1828  Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher  

1835  John Murray Corse, Pitts, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers) [or 9/27] on this day in history.  

1838  On April - 27 fire destroys half of Charleston  

1840  On this day in history foundation stone for new Palace of Westminster, London, laid by wife of Sir Charles Barry.  

1840  Edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865) on April - 27.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1410  On April - 27 birth of john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia  

1495  On April - 27 birth of suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)  

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

1650  Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714) was born on April - 27.  

1701  Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia was born on this day in history.  

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

1718  On this day in history birth of thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790)  

1724  On this day in history birth of ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0630  Death of King Ardashir III of Persia on April - 27.  

1076  Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies on this day in history.  

1124  On April - 27 alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies  

1404  Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history 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  On April - 27 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.  

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