Historical Events In April - 27
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
0630 On this day in history king Ardashir III of Persia
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 David I becomes King of Scotland on this day in history.
1124 Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies on April - 27.
1296 Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England on April - 27.
1404 Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on April - 27.
1410 John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia on this day in history.
1509 Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice on this day in history.
1518 Treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors/Bourgondisch covenant on April - 27.
1521 Ferdinand Magellan world traveler, killed by Filipino natives on April - 27.
1521 On April - 27 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 Mogol King Babur beats sultan of Delhi on April - 27.
1539 Re-founding of the city of Bogotá, New Granada (nowadays Colombia), by Nikolaus Federmann and Sebastián de Belalcázar on this day in history.
1565 First Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms on this day in history.
1565 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms on this day in history.
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 On April - 27 johann Adam Reincken, composer
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 Scottish general Montrose defeated on April - 27.
1656 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1662 Netherlands & France sign military covenant on this day in history.
1667 On April - 27 the blind and impoverished, John Milton sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for £10.
1682 On this day in history theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies
1694 Frederik August I "the Strong" becomes monarch of Saksen on April - 27.
1694 On April - 27 johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25
1695 On April - 27 sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44
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 John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens on April - 27.