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Historical Events In April - 27

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

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

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

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

1860  On April - 27 thomas J Jackson is assigned to command Harpers Ferry  

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

1861  On this day in history president Lincoln extended blockade of Confederacy to VA and NC ports  

1861  West Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US on this day in history.  

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

1861  On April - 27 georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer  

1863  On this day in history battle of Streight's raid: Tuscumbia to Cedar Bluff, AL  

1865  1,450 paroled Union POWs killed when steamer "Sultana" blows up on April - 27.  

1865  On this day in history body of John Wilkes Booth brought to Washington Navy Yard.  

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 April - 27 emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars)  

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

1869  On this day in history william Victor Harris, composer  

1870  On April - 27 heinrich Schliemann discovers Troi  

1871  On this day in history arthur Finlay Nevin, composer  

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

1872  On April - 27 ion Heliade-Radulescu, Romanian politician/author, dies at 70  

1873  On April - 27 harry M O'Connor, Chicago IL, actor (Stranger than Fiction)  

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

1875  Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (Un homme si simple) on April - 27.  

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

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

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

1884  On this day in history 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 this day in history sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, composer  

1892  Louis Victor de Broglie, physicist (studied electrons) on April - 27.  

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

1623  On this day in history birth of johann Adam Reincken, composer  

1650  Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

1701  On this day in history 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  Ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer was born on April - 27.  

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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  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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