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Historical Events In April - 27

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1841  Imakita Kosen, 1st Zen teacher of D.T. Suzuki, found the awakening on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history establishment of Jewish congregations in Lower Austria prohibited  

1859  "S.S. Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard on this day in history.  

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

1860  Thomas J Jackson is assigned to command Harpers Ferry on April - 27.  

1861  On April - 27 president Abe Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus  

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 this day in history.  

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

1861  On this day in history georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer  

1863  Battle of Streight's raid: Tuscumbia to Cedar Bluff, AL on this day in history.  

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

1865  On April - 27 body of John Wilkes Booth brought to Washington Navy Yard.  

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

1865  Steamboat "Sultana" explodes in Mississippi River, kills up to 2,000 on this day in history.  

1865  Emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars) on this day in history.  

1867  Opera "Romeo et Juliette" is produced (Paris) on April - 27.  

1869  William Victor Harris, composer on April - 27.  

1870  Heinrich Schliemann discovers Troi on April - 27.  

1871  On April - 27 arthur Finlay Nevin, composer  

1871  On April - 27 sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer, dies at 59  

1872  Ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1873  Harry M O'Connor, Chicago IL, actor (Stranger than Fiction) on April - 27.  

1874  White League, Paramilitary white supremacist organization, forms on April - 27.  

1875  Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple) on this day in history.  

1877  Opera "Le Roi de Lahore" is produced (Paris) on this day in history.  

1881  On April - 27 pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad  

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

1882  Ralph Waldo Emerson, US poet (Representive Men), dies on this day in history.  

1883  Hubert Harrison, St Croix Virgin Island, writer/freedom fighter on April - 27.  

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

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

1623  Johann Adam Reincken, composer was born on April - 27.  

1650  On April - 27 birth of charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714)  

1701  On April - 27 birth of charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1521  On April - 27 death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50  

1599  Death of Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538) on this day in history.  

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

1613  On April - 27 death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)  

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