Historical Events In October - 27
Friday, 06 December 2019
0312 Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross on this day in history.
0625 On this day in history honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0710 Saracen invasion of Sardinia on October - 27.
0925 On October - 27 rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies
0939 Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England on October - 27.
0939 On this day in history aethelstan III, king of England, dies
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 this day in history albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42
1449 On October - 27 ulugh Beg, a USSR astronomer, dies at 56
1485 On this day in history rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain on October - 27.
1505 Ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies on October - 27.
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 On this day in history condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
1553 On this day in history michael Servetus, Spanish physician, burns at stake for heresy
1580 John Bonga, beggar, dies on October - 27.
1605 Spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk on this day in history.
1605 On October - 27 akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (born 1542)
1627 On October - 27 english assault on French Il de RĂ©
1644 On October - 27 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies
1651 On October - 27 english troops occupy Limerick Ireland
1651 On October - 27 jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies
1652 On October - 27 henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies
1659 On October - 27 marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
1662 England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres on this day in history.
1676 On this day in history poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw
1682 On this day in history philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.
1688 King James II fires premier Robert Spencer on this day in history.
1702 On October - 27 english troops plunder St Augustine Florida
1725 Jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1728 On October - 27 the birth of Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand
1728 James Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands on this day in history.