Historical Events In October - 27
Monday, 27 January 2020
0312 On October - 27 constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.
0625 Honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on October - 27.
0710 On this day in history saracen invasion of Sardinia.
0925 On this day in history 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 Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam on this day in history.
1331 On October - 27 aboe al-Fida, [Aboelfeda], Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies
1439 On this day in history albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42
1449 Ulugh Beg, a USSR astronomer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1485 Rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies on this day in history.
1492 On October - 27 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain
1505 Ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies on this day in history.
1523 On this day in history english troops occupy Montalidier France
1542 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies on October - 27.
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 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 October - 27.
1627 On October - 27 english assault on French Il de RĂ©
1644 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies on October - 27.
1651 English troops occupy Limerick Ireland on this day in history.
1651 Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies on this day in history.
1652 Henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies on this day in history.
1659 On October - 27 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history king James II fires premier Robert Spencer
1702 English troops plunder St Augustine Florida on this day in history.
1725 Jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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.