Historical Events In October - 27
Monday, 03 October 2022
0312 On this day in history constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.
0625 On October - 27 honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0710 On this day in history saracen invasion of Sardinia.
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 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 Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany, dies at 42 on October - 27.
1449 Ulugh Beg, a USSR astronomer, dies at 56 on October - 27.
1485 On this day in history rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies
1492 On October - 27 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain
1505 On this day in history ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies
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 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 this day in history.
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 October - 27.
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 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 this day in history.
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 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 English troops plunder St Augustine Florida on October - 27.
1725 On this day in history jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71
1728 The birth of Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand on this day in history.
1728 James Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands on October - 27.