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Historical Events In April - 27

Monday, 21 June 2021

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

1893  On this day in history norman Bel Geddes, Adrian Mich, theatrical designer (Rivals, Dead End)  

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

1894  Nicolas Slonimsky, composer on April - 27.  

1896  The birth of Louis Victor de Broglie, French physicist and philosopher on April - 27.  

1896  Rogers Hornsby, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards) on April - 27.  

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  On this day in history richard Redhead, composer, dies at 81  

1902  Julius Sterling Morton who started Arbor Day, dies at 72 on April - 27.  

1902  On this day in history kitty Kelly, NYC, actress (Ladies of the Jury, Behind Office Doors)  

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

1903  On this day in history long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens  

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

1903  Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown) on this day in history.  

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

1904  Arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board) on April - 27.  

1905  On April - 27 world Exposition opens in Luik  

1905  Julian Stryjkowski, writer on this day in history.  

1906  On April - 27 mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher  

1908  On this day in history 4th modern Olympic games opens in London  

1909  On April - 27 sultan of Turkey Abdul Hamid II is overthrown  

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  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 on April - 27.  

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  Franz Weyergans, Belgian literary (Les Gens Heureux) on this day in history.  

1914  On April - 27 honduras becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.  

1914  On this day in history albert Soboult, French historian  

1915  On this day in history alexander N Skriabin, Russ pianist/composer (Prometheus), dies at 43  

1916  Jan Rychlik, composer on April - 27.  

1918  Lt. George Burdon McKean (14th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gavrelle France on April - 27.  

1918  On this day in history giants' 9-0 winning start & Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped  

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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  Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1404  On this day in history philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62  

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

1599  On April - 27 death of maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538)  

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

1613  On this day in history death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)  

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