Historical Events In October - 27
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0312 Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross on October - 27.
0625 Honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on October - 27.
0710 Saracen invasion of Sardinia on this day in history.
0925 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies on October - 27.
0939 Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England on October - 27.
0939 Aethelstan III, king of England, dies on October - 27.
1275 On October - 27 traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
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 On this day in history ulugh Beg, a USSR astronomer, dies at 56
1485 On October - 27 rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain on October - 27.
1505 On October - 27 ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies
1523 English troops occupy Montalidier France on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1553 Michael Servetus, Spanish physician, burns at stake for heresy on this day in history.
1580 On October - 27 john Bonga, beggar, dies
1605 On October - 27 spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk
1605 On this day in history akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (born 1542)
1627 On this day in history english assault on French Il de RĂ©
1644 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies on this day in history.
1651 English troops occupy Limerick Ireland on October - 27.
1651 Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies on October - 27.
1652 On October - 27 henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies
1659 On this day in history marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
1662 England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres on October - 27.
1676 On October - 27 poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw
1682 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded on October - 27.
1688 King James II fires premier Robert Spencer on October - 27.
1702 On October - 27 english troops plunder St Augustine Florida
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 this day in history.
1728 On October - 27 james Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands