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Historical Events In April - 27

Friday, 03 July 2020

1893  John Murray Corse US general (Union), dies on his 58th birthday on April - 27.  

1893  Norman Bel Geddes, Adrian Mich, theatrical designer (Rivals, Dead End) on April - 27.  

1893  On this day in history john Murray Corse, US general (Union), dies on his 58th birthday  

1894  On this day in history nicolas Slonimsky, composer  

1896  On this day in history the birth of Louis Victor de Broglie, French physicist and philosopher  

1896  On this day in history rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)  

1897  On this day in history grant's Tomb (famed of song & legend) dedicated  

1900  On April - 27 walter Lantz, animator (Woody Woodpecker's creator)  

1901  Richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1902  On April - 27 julius Sterling Morton who started Arbor Day, dies at 72  

1902  Kitty Kelly, NYC, actress (Ladies of the Jury, Behind Office Doors) on this day in history.  

1902  Julius Sterling Morton, who started Arbor Day, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1903  On April - 27 long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens  

1903  On April - 27 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out, Phila A's win 6-0  

1903  Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown) on April - 27.  

1904  On this day in history the Australian Labor Party becomes the first such party to gain national government, under Chris Watson.  

1904  On this day in history arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)  

1905  On this day in history world Exposition opens in Luik  

1905  On April - 27 julian Stryjkowski, writer  

1906  Mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher on this day in history.  

1908  4th modern Olympic games opens in London on April - 27.  

1909  Sultan of Turkey Abdul Hamid II is overthrown on April - 27.  

1909  Muriel C Bradbrook, English writer (That Infidel Place) on April - 27.  

1910  On this day in history belgian parliament rejects socialist motion for general voting rights  

1911  On April - 27 following the resignation and death of William P. Frye, a compromise is reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the United States Senate.  

1911  On this day in history colin Gordon, Ceylon, actor (John-Baron)  

1912  On this day in history relief laws replaces those of 1854, in Netherlands  

1912  On April - 27 franz Weyergans, Belgian literary (Les Gens Heureux)  

1914  Honduras becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty on April - 27.  

1914  On April - 27 albert Soboult, French historian  

1915  Alexander N Skriabin, Russ pianist/composer (Prometheus), dies at 43 on April - 27.  

1916  On April - 27 jan Rychlik, composer  

1918  Lt. George Burdon McKean (14th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gavrelle France on this day in history.  

1918  Giants' 9-0 winning start & Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped on April - 27.  

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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  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 April - 27.  

1718  Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790) was born on April - 27.  

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  On this day in history 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 April - 27 alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies  

1404  Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1605  On April - 27 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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