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Historical Events In August - 27

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

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

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

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  Hamann, writer on August - 27.  

1739  Michel Delalande, composer on August - 27.  

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

1748  On August - 27 james Thomson, dies  

1752  On August - 27 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  On this day in history anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)  

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

1776  On August - 27 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  1st hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude on this day in history.  

1788  On this day in history jacques Neeker names French minister of Finance  

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

1789  On August - 27 french Natl Assembly issues "Decl of Rights of Man & Citizen"  

1798  On this day in history battle at Castelbar, Ireland: French army hunts The English  

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

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

1813  On August - 27 battle of Dresden-Napoleon defeats Austrians  

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

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  Eise J Eisinga, constructed planetarium at Franeker, dies at 84 on August - 27.  

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 August - 27.  

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

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

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  Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 27 birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)  

1545  On August - 27 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 this day in history birth of maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  On this day in history death of saint Caesarius of Arles  

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

1208  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

1521  On this day in history josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

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

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