Historical Events In April - 27
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
0630 King Ardashir III of Persia on this day in history.
1076 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies on this day in history.
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 April - 27 david I becomes King of Scotland.
1124 Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on April - 27.
1296 On this day in history battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England.
1404 Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on April - 27.
1410 On April - 27 john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia
1509 On April - 27 pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice
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 On this day in history ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50
1522 Battle at Bicacca: Charles I & Pope Adrianus VI beat France on this day in history.
1526 On this day in history mogol King Babur beats sultan of Delhi
1539 On April - 27 re-founding of the city of Bogotá, New Granada (nowadays Colombia), by Nikolaus Federmann and Sebastián de Belalcázar.
1565 First Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms on April - 27.
1565 On April - 27 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
1576 On this day in history peace of Beaulieu & Paix de Monsieur
1578 On this day in history 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 April - 27 leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69
1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer on April - 27.
1643 On this day in history tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez," premieres in Madrid
1646 On April - 27 king Charles I flees Oxford
1650 On this day in history scottish general Montrose defeated
1656 On this day in history gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65
1662 Netherlands & France sign military covenant on April - 27.
1667 The blind and impoverished, John Milton sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for £10 on this day in history.
1682 Theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies on April - 27.
1694 On this day in history frederik August I "the Strong" becomes monarch of Saksen
1694 On April - 27 johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25
1695 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44 on April - 27.
1701 Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia on April - 27.
1702 Jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51 on April - 27.
1707 On April - 27 john Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens