Historical Events In April - 27
Monday, 18 November 2019
0630 On this day in history king Ardashir III of Persia
1076 On this day in history willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies
1124 Scotland's Alexander I dies at age 46 after a 17-year reign and is succeeded by his brother David, 40, who has ruled in the south since the death of their grandfather Edgar in 1107 on April - 27.
1124 On this day in history david I becomes King of Scotland.
1124 Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on this day in history.
1296 Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England on April - 27.
1404 On April - 27 philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62
1410 On April - 27 john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia
1509 Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice on this day in history.
1518 On April - 27 treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors/Bourgondisch covenant
1521 On April - 27 ferdinand Magellan world traveler, killed by Filipino natives
1521 Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on April - 27.
1522 On April - 27 battle at Bicacca: Charles I & Pope Adrianus VI beat France
1526 Mogol King Babur beats sultan of Delhi on April - 27.
1539 Re-founding of the city of BogotÃ¡, New Granada (nowadays Colombia), by Nikolaus Federmann and SebastiÃ¡n de BelalcÃ¡zar on April - 27.
1565 First Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms on April - 27.
1565 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms on April - 27.
1576 Peace of Beaulieu & Paix de Monsieur on April - 27.
1578 On April - 27 duel of the Mignons claims the lives of two favorites of Henry III of France and two favorites of Henry I, Duke of Guise.
1605 On this day in history leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69
1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer on April - 27.
1643 Tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez," premieres in Madrid on April - 27.
1646 On April - 27 king Charles I flees Oxford
1650 On this day in history scottish general Montrose defeated
1656 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1662 Netherlands & France sign military covenant on April - 27.
1667 The blind and impoverished, John Milton sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for Â£10 on this day in history.
1682 On this day in history theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies
1694 On April - 27 frederik August I "the Strong" becomes monarch of Saksen
1694 Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25 on April - 27.
1695 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44 on April - 27.
1701 On April - 27 charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia
1702 On this day in history jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51
1707 On this day in history john Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens