Historical Events In October - 27
Saturday, 24 August 2019
0312 Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross on this day in history.
0625 On October - 27 honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0710 On October - 27 saracen invasion of Sardinia.
0925 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies on October - 27.
0939 On October - 27 edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.
0939 Aethelstan III, king of England, dies on this day in history.
1275 On October - 27 traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
1331 Aboe al-Fida, [Aboelfeda], Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies on October - 27.
1439 On October - 27 albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42
1449 Ulugh Beg, a USSR astronomer, dies at 56 on October - 27.
1485 Rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies on this day in history.
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain on this day in history.
1505 Ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies on this day in history.
1523 English troops occupy Montalidier France on this day in history.
1542 On this day in history abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies
1553 Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva on October - 27.
1553 Michael Servetus, Spanish physician, burns at stake for heresy on October - 27.
1580 On October - 27 john Bonga, beggar, dies
1605 On this day in history spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk
1605 Akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (born 1542) on this day in history.
1627 English assault on French Il de RĂ© on this day in history.
1644 On this day in history 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies
1651 English troops occupy Limerick Ireland on October - 27.
1651 On this day in history jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies
1652 On this day in history henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies
1659 On this day in history marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
1662 England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres on this day in history.
1676 Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw on this day in history.
1682 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded on this day in history.
1688 King James II fires premier Robert Spencer on October - 27.
1702 English troops plunder St Augustine Florida on October - 27.
1725 On this day in history jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71
1728 The birth of Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand on October - 27.
1728 James Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands on this day in history.