Historical Events In April - 27
Friday, 22 September 2023
0630 On April - 27 king Ardashir III of Persia
1076 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies on April - 27.
1124 On April - 27 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
1124 On April - 27 david I becomes King of Scotland.
1124 Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on April - 27.
1296 On April - 27 battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England.
1404 Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1410 On this day in history john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia
1509 On April - 27 pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice
1518 Treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors/Bourgondisch covenant on April - 27.
1521 Ferdinand Magellan world traveler, killed by Filipino natives on this day in history.
1521 Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on this day in history.
1522 Battle at Bicacca: Charles I & Pope Adrianus VI beat France on this day in history.
1526 Mogol King Babur beats sultan of Delhi on this day in history.
1539 On April - 27 re-founding of the city of BogotÃ¡, New Granada (nowadays Colombia), by Nikolaus Federmann and SebastiÃ¡n de BelalcÃ¡zar.
1565 First Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms on April - 27.
1565 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms on this day in history.
1576 On April - 27 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 Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer on April - 27.
1643 Tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez," premieres in Madrid on April - 27.
1646 King Charles I flees Oxford on this day in history.
1650 On April - 27 scottish general Montrose defeated
1656 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on April - 27.
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 April - 27 theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies
1694 On April - 27 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 this day in history.
1702 On this day in history jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51
1707 John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens on April - 27.