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Historical Events In August - 27

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1689  The Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire on this day in history.  

1698  On this day in history baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement {d. 1760)  

1719  John/Jean Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79) on this day in history.  

1725  Guillaume de Chazel, drowns in wreck of payship 'Le Chameau,' which sinks 25 km from Louisbourg; found by 3 divers in May 1966, with gold and silver coins worth $700,000 on August - 27.  

1730  On this day in history hamann, writer  

1739  Michel Delalande, composer on August - 27.  

1746  On this day in history johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer, composer, dies  

1748  James Thomson, dies on this day in history.  

1752  On this day in history herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind)  

1758  On this day in history colonel John Bradstreet 1714-1774 captures Fort Frontenac and its rich storehouses, as well as nine armed vessels with 100 guns, the total French naval force on Lake Ontario; British have only two wounded and not a single man killed  

1768  Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht) on this day in history.  

1770  Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher/inventor (dialectic) on this day in history.  

1776  Americans lose to the British at the Batttle of Long Island on this day in history.  

1776  British defeat Americans in Battle of Long Island on this day in history.  

1783  The first hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude on August - 27.  

1783  On August - 27 1st hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude  

1788  Jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance on August - 27.  

1789  French Natl Assembly issues "Decl of the Rights of Man & the Citizen" on this day in history.  

1789  French Natl Assembly issues "Decl of Rights of Man & Citizen" on August - 27.  

1798  Battle at Castelbar, Ireland: French army hunts The English on this day in history.  

1799  On August - 27 english invasion army lands in North-Holland  

1809  Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65) on this day in history.  

1813  Battle of Dresden-Napoleon defeats Austrians on August - 27.  

1816  On August - 27 lord Exmouth bombs Algiers, a refuge for Barbary pirates  

1824  Hiram Gregory Berry, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

1826  Frank Stillman Nickerson, Brig General (Union volunteers) on August - 27.  

1827  Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies on August - 27.  

1828  On this day in history uruguay gains independence during Brazil-Argentina peace talk  

1828  On August - 27 eise J Eisinga, constructed planetarium at Franeker, dies at 84  

1830  Louis H J Condé, French prince, commits suicide at 74 on this day in history.  

1832  On August - 27 black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up  

1832  On August - 27 james Alexander Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

1835  Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter on this day in history.  

1837  On August - 27 heinrich Urban, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1407  On August - 27 birth of ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425)  

1471  George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia was born on August - 27.  

1471  On August - 27 birth of george, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539)  

1487  Anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history birth of alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat  

1562  Hans Leo Hassler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Besler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1630  On August - 27 birth of maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

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Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  On August - 27 death of saint Caesarius of Arles  

0827  Death of Pope Eugene II on this day in history.  

1208  Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies on this day in history.  

1312  On August - 27 death of arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)  

1394  On August - 27 death of chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343)  

1450  Death of Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395) on August - 27.  

1521  Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies on August - 27.  

1522  On this day in history giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75  

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