Historical Events In October - 27
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
0312 Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross on this day in history.
0625 Honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0710 On this day in history saracen invasion of Sardinia.
0925 On October - 27 rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies
0939 On this day in history edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.
0939 On October - 27 aethelstan III, king of England, dies
1275 On this day in history traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
1331 On this day in history aboe al-Fida, [Aboelfeda], Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies
1439 Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42 on October - 27.
1449 Ulugh Beg, a USSR astronomer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1485 Rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies on October - 27.
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 October - 27.
1542 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1580 On this day in history john Bonga, beggar, dies
1605 On October - 27 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 Ré on October - 27.
1644 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies on this day in history.
1651 On this day in history english troops occupy Limerick Ireland
1651 On this day in history jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies
1652 Henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies on this day in history.
1659 On this day in history marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
1662 On this day in history england sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres
1676 Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw on October - 27.
1682 On October - 27 philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.
1688 On October - 27 king James II fires premier Robert Spencer
1702 English troops plunder St Augustine Florida on this day in history.
1725 On October - 27 jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71
1728 On this day in history the birth of Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand
1728 On this day in history james Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands