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)