Historical Events In October - 27
Sunday, 05 April 2020
0312 Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross on October - 27.
0625 On October - 27 honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0710 On October - 27 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 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 October - 27 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 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 October - 27 ivan III de Great, Russian tsar (1462-1505), dies
1523 English troops occupy Montalidier France on this day in history.
1542 On this day in history abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies
1553 On October - 27 condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva.
1553 On October - 27 michael Servetus, Spanish physician, burns at stake for heresy
1580 John Bonga, beggar, dies on October - 27.
1605 On October - 27 spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk
1605 Akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (born 1542) on October - 27.
1627 English assault on French Il de RĂ© on October - 27.
1644 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies on October - 27.
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 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 this day in history king James II fires premier Robert Spencer
1702 On October - 27 english troops plunder St Augustine Florida
1725 On this day in history 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 James Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands on this day in history.