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Historical Events In April - 27

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1724  Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  On April - 27 jan Francisci, composer, dies at 66  

1759  The birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein' on April - 27.  

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

1773  British Parliament passes the Tea Act (Boston won't like this) on April - 27.  

1773  On this day in history british Parliament passes the Tea Act. It doesn't fly well in Boston  

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

1791  The birth of Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code on this day in history.  

1791  Samuel Finley Breece Morse, US painter/inventor (telegraph) on April - 27.  

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 April - 27 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  Friedrich von Flotow, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1813  On April - 27 zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34  

1820  Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics) on April - 27.  

1822  The birth of Ulysses S.Grant, Former (18th) American President on this day in history.  

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

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

1828  Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park London, opens on April - 27.  

1828  Gerben Colmjon, Dutch Frisian linguist/publisher on this day in history.  

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 April - 27 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 April - 27 birth of suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)  

1623  Johann Adam Reincken, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies  

1404  On this day in history 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  Death of Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538) on April - 27.  

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

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

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