Historical Events In October - 27
Sunday, 18 April 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 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies on this day in history.
0939 On this day in history edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.
0939 Aethelstan III, king of England, dies on October - 27.
1275 Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam on this day in history.
1331 On this day in history 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 October - 27 ulugh Beg, a USSR astronomer, dies at 56
1485 Rudolph Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], humanist/organist, dies on this day in history.
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 English troops occupy Montalidier France on this day in history.
1542 On October - 27 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 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 On this day in history akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (born 1542)
1627 On this day in history english assault on French Il de Ré
1644 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies on this day in history.
1651 English troops occupy Limerick Ireland on this day in history.
1651 Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies on this day in history.
1652 Henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies on this day in history.
1659 Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged on this day in history.
1662 England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres on this day in history.
1676 Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw on October - 27.
1682 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded on this day in history.
1688 On October - 27 king James II fires premier Robert Spencer
1702 English troops plunder St Augustine Florida on this day in history.
1725 Jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71 on October - 27.
1728 The birth of Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand on October - 27.
1728 James Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands on October - 27.