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Historical Events In April - 27

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

1737  Edward Gibson, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Emp) on this day in history.  

1746  On this day in history battle at Culloden Moor: Duke of Cumberland beats "James VIII & III"  

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

1758  Jan Francisci, composer, dies at 66 on April - 27.  

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

1759  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1773  British Parliament passes the Tea Act (Boston won't like this) on April - 27.  

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

1773  On April - 27 british Parliament passes Tea Act (Boston won't like this)  

1791  The birth of Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code on April - 27.  

1791  Samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph) on April - 27.  

1794  On this day in history william Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47  

1802  On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer  

1803  Alfred Julius Becher, composer on this day in history.  

1805  On April - 27 naval forces capture Derne, Tripoli; raise first U.S. flag over foreign soil  

1805  On this day in history 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 April - 27.  

1813  On this day in history americans under Gen Pike capture Toronto; Pike is killed  

1813  On this day in history u.S. Navy and Army forces capture York (now Toronto), Canada  

1813  On this day in history zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34  

1820  Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1824  On April - 27 william Richard Bexfield, composer  

1828  On April - 27 zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens  

1828  On April - 27 gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher  

1835  John Murray Corse, Pitts, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers) [or 9/27] on April - 27.  

1838  Fire destroys half of Charleston on this day in history.  

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

1840  On April - 27 edward Whymper, 1st to climb Matterhorn (1865)  

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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  Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of john Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens  

1718  Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790) was born on April - 27.  

1724  Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer was born on April - 27.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0630  On this day in history death of king Ardashir III of Persia  

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

1124  Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on this day in history.  

1404  On this day in history philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62  

1521  Death of Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on April - 27.  

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

1605  Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69 on April - 27.  

1613  On April - 27 death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)  

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