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Historical Events In August - 27

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1689  On August - 27 the Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire.  

1698  Baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement {d. 1760) on August - 27.  

1719  On August - 27 john/Jean Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79)  

1725  On August - 27 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  

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  On August - 27 james Thomson, dies  

1752  Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind) on this day in history.  

1758  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 on this day in history.  

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

1770  Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher/inventor (dialectic) on August - 27.  

1776  On this day in history americans lose to the British at the Batttle of Long Island.  

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

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

1783  On this day in history 1st hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude  

1788  Jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance on this day in history.  

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

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 August - 27.  

1799  English invasion army lands in North-Holland on this day in history.  

1809  Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65) on August - 27.  

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

1816  Lord Exmouth bombs Algiers, a refuge for Barbary pirates on this day in history.  

1824  On August - 27 hiram Gregory Berry, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

1826  On this day in history frank Stillman Nickerson, Brig General (Union volunteers)  

1827  Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies on this day in history.  

1828  Uruguay gains independence during Brazil-Argentina peace talk on August - 27.  

1828  On this day in history eise J Eisinga, constructed planetarium at Franeker, dies at 84  

1830  On this day in history louis H J Condé, French prince, commits suicide at 74  

1832  Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history james Alexander Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

1835  On August - 27 albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter  

1837  Heinrich Urban, composer on August - 27.  

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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  George, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539) was born on August - 27.  

1487  On this day in history birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)  

1545  On August - 27 birth of alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat  

1562  On this day in history birth of hans Leo Hassler, composer  

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

1630  Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 27.  

1312  Death of Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262) on August - 27.  

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

1450  On August - 27 death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

1521  On August - 27 josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

1522  Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

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