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)