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Historical Events In April - 27

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

1737  On April - 27 edward Gibson, England, historian (Decline & Fall of Roman Emp)  

1746  On April - 27 battle at Culloden Moor: Duke of Cumberland beats "James VIII & III"  

1749  On April - 27 first performance of Handel's Fireworks Music in Green Park, London.  

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

1759  On this day in history the birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein'  

1759  Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader) on April - 27.  

1764  On April - 27 jaime de Casellas, composer, dies at 73  

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 this day in history.  

1773  British Parliament passes the Tea Act. It doesn't fly well in Boston on April - 27.  

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

1791  On April - 27 the birth of Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code  

1791  Samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph) on this day in history.  

1794  William Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1802  On April - 27 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer  

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

1805  On this day in history 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  On this day in history friedrich von Flotow, composer  

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

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

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

1822  On this day in history ulysses S Grant, [Hiram], Ohio (R), 18th president (1869-77)  

1824  William Richard Bexfield, composer on April - 27.  

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

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

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

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

1840  Foundation stone for new Palace of Westminster, London, laid by wife of Sir Charles Barry on April - 27.  

1840  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia  

1495  On this day in history 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 April - 27.  

1707  John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens was born on this day in history.  

1718  Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1521  On this day in history death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50  

1599  On April - 27 death of maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538)  

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

1613  On this day in history death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)  

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