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Historical Events In April - 27

Thursday, 05 August 2021

1724  On April - 27 ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

1759  Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader) on this day in history.  

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 April - 27.  

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 April - 27.  

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

1791  On April - 27 samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph)  

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

1802  Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer on this day in history.  

1803  On April - 27 alfred Julius Becher, composer  

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

1805  On April - 27 uS Marines attack shores of Tripoli  

1810  On April - 27 beethoven composes his famous piano piece, Für Elise.  

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

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

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

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 April - 27.  

1824  William Richard Bexfield, composer on April - 27.  

1828  On this day in history zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens  

1828  Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher on April - 27.  

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

1838  Fire destroys half of Charleston on April - 27.  

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

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  John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia was born on April - 27.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 April - 27.  

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

1404  On April - 27 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 this day in history.  

1605  Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1613  Death of Robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532) on April - 27.  

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