Historical Events In October - 27
Sunday, 21 April 2019
0312 Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross on this day in history.
0625 Honorius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0710 Saracen invasion of Sardinia on October - 27.
0925 Rhazes, [Abu Bakr Mohammed ibn Zakarijja al-Razi], Persian, dies on this day in history.
0939 Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England on this day in history.
0939 Aethelstan III, king of England, dies on this day in history.
1275 On October - 27 traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam.
1331 Aboe al-Fida, [Aboelfeda], Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies on October - 27.
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 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 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 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 On October - 27 john Bonga, beggar, dies
1605 On this day in history spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk
1605 On October - 27 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 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 October - 27.
1652 On this day in history henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies
1659 On October - 27 marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
1662 England sells Duinkerken to France for 2.5 million livres on October - 27.
1676 Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw on this day in history.
1682 On this day in history philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded.
1688 King James II fires premier Robert Spencer on October - 27.
1702 English troops plunder St Augustine Florida on this day in history.
1725 On October - 27 jacob Hop, politician/diplomat, dies at 71
1728 On this day in history the birth of Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand
1728 On this day in history james Cook, Scotland, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands