Historical Events In October - 27
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
0312 Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross on October - 27.
0625 On this day in history honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0710 Saracen invasion of Sardinia on this day in history.
0925 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies on this day in history.
0939 On October - 27 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 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 October - 27.
1485 On October - 27 rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies
1492 On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain
1505 Ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies on October - 27.
1523 On this day in history english troops occupy Montalidier France
1542 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies on this day in history.
1553 On October - 27 condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
1553 Michael Servetus, Spanish physician, burns at stake for heresy on this day in history.
1580 John Bonga, beggar, dies on this day in history.
1605 Spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk on October - 27.
1605 Akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (born 1542) on this day in history.
1627 English assault on French Il de RĂ© 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 Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies on October - 27.
1652 On this day in history henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies
1659 Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged on October - 27.
1662 On this day in history england sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres
1676 On October - 27 poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw
1682 On this day in history philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.
1688 On October - 27 king James II fires premier Robert Spencer
1702 On October - 27 english troops plunder St Augustine Florida
1725 Jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71 on October - 27.
1728 On October - 27 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