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)