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Historical Events In April - 27

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

1841  On April - 27 imakita Kosen, 1st Zen teacher of D.T. Suzuki, found the awakening  

1857  Establishment of Jewish congregations in Lower Austria prohibited on April - 27.  

1859  "S.S. Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard on April - 27.  

1859  On this day in history "Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard  

1860  Thomas J Jackson is assigned to command Harpers Ferry on this day in history.  

1861  President Abe Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus on this day in history.  

1861  President Lincoln extended blockade of Confederacy to VA and NC ports on April - 27.  

1861  West Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US on April - 27.  

1861  On this day in history president Abe Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus  

1861  Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer on this day in history.  

1863  On April - 27 battle of Streight's raid: Tuscumbia to Cedar Bluff, AL  

1865  On this day in history 1,450 paroled Union POWs killed when steamer "Sultana" blows up  

1865  Body of John Wilkes Booth brought to Washington Navy Yard on this day in history.  

1865  On this day in history cornell University (Ithaca NY) is chartered  

1865  On April - 27 steamboat "Sultana" explodes in Mississippi River, kills up to 2,000  

1865  On this day in history emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars)  

1867  On this day in history opera "Romeo et Juliette" is produced (Paris)  

1869  On April - 27 william Victor Harris, composer  

1870  Heinrich Schliemann discovers Troi on April - 27.  

1871  On April - 27 arthur Finlay Nevin, composer  

1871  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59 on April - 27.  

1872  Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70 on April - 27.  

1873  Harry M O'Connor, Chicago IL, actor (Stranger than Fiction) on this day in history.  

1874  On April - 27 white League, Paramilitary white supremacist organization, forms  

1875  On this day in history andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple)  

1877  Opera "Le Roi de Lahore" is produced (Paris) on April - 27.  

1881  On this day in history pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad  

1881  Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1882  On April - 27 ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive Men), dies  

1883  On this day in history hubert Harrison, St Croix Virgin Island, writer/freedom fighter  

1884  On April - 27 louis de Bree, [Louis C Davids], actor (Bluejackets)  

1890  French troops under Capt Archinard occupy Oussebougou West Sudan on this day in history.  

1891  On April - 27 sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, composer  

1892  On this day in history louis Victor de Broglie, physicist (studied electrons)  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1410  On April - 27 birth of john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia  

1495  On this day in history birth of suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)  

1623  On April - 27 birth of johann Adam Reincken, composer  

1650  On this day in history 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  John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens was born on this day in history.  

1718  On April - 27 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  Death of King Ardashir III of Persia on this day in history.  

1076  On April - 27 willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies  

1124  Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on April - 27.  

1404  Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on April - 27.  

1521  On this day in history death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50  

1599  Death of Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538) on April - 27.  

1605  Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69 on April - 27.  

1613  Death of Robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532) on this day in history.  

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