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Historical Events In August - 27

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

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

1719  On this day in history john/Jean Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79)  

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 this day in history.  

1730  On August - 27 hamann, writer  

1739  Michel Delalande, composer on this day in history.  

1746  Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer, composer, dies on August - 27.  

1748  James Thomson, dies on this day in history.  

1752  Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind) on August - 27.  

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  On August - 27 anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)  

1770  On this day in history georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher/inventor (dialectic)  

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

1776  On this day in history british defeat Americans in Battle of Long Island  

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

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

1788  On August - 27 jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance  

1789  On this day in history french Natl Assembly issues "Decl of the Rights of Man & the Citizen"  

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

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 August - 27.  

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 August - 27.  

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

1827  On August - 27 ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies  

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

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

1830  On August - 27 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 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  Heinrich Urban, composer on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1545  Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1562  On August - 27 birth of hans Leo Hassler, composer  

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

1630  On this day in history 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  Death of Saint Caesarius of Arles on August - 27.  

0827  On this day in history death of pope Eugene II  

1208  On August - 27 irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies  

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

1394  Death of Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343) on August - 27.  

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  Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on August - 27.  

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