Historical Events In October - 27
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
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 Saracen invasion of Sardinia on this day in history.
0925 On this day in history rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies
0939 On October - 27 edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.
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 October - 27 albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42
1449 On this day in history ulugh Beg, a USSR astronomer, dies at 56
1485 Rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain
1505 On this day in history ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies
1523 English troops occupy Montalidier France on October - 27.
1542 On October - 27 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 On October - 27 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 this day in history akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (born 1542)
1627 English assault on French Il de Ré on this day in history.
1644 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies on October - 27.
1651 On this day in history english troops occupy Limerick Ireland
1651 On October - 27 jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies
1652 Henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies on October - 27.
1659 Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged on October - 27.
1662 On October - 27 england sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres
1676 On this day in history poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw
1682 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded on October - 27.
1688 On October - 27 king James II fires premier Robert Spencer
1702 On October - 27 english troops plunder St Augustine Florida
1725 On October - 27 jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71
1728 On October - 27 the birth of Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand
1728 On October - 27 james Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands