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Historical Events In April - 27

Wednesday, 23 September 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  Battle at Culloden Moor: Duke of Cumberland beats "James VIII & III" on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1767  On April - 27 andreas Jakob Romberg, German violinist/composer (Song of the Clock)  

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

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

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

1794  William Jones, British Orientalist/jurist, dies at 47 on April - 27.  

1802  On April - 27 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer  

1803  Alfred Julius Becher, composer on April - 27.  

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

1805  US Marines attack shores of Tripoli on this day in history.  

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

1812  On April - 27 friedrich von Flotow, composer  

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

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

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

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

1824  William Richard Bexfield, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history fire destroys half of Charleston  

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

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  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  On April - 27 birth of charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)  

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

1707  On April - 27 birth of john Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens  

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

1724  On April - 27 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  On April - 27 death of king Ardashir III of Persia  

1076  On this day in history willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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

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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