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 This day in History - April 27
356 Historic Events for April 27
1076

Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies

Death
1124

Alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies

Death
1404

Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62

Death
1410

John Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia

Birth
1509

Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice

Event
1518

Treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors/Bourgondisch covenant

Event
1521

Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50

Death
1522

Battle at Bicacca: Charles I and Pope Adrianus VI beat France

Event
1526

Mogol King Babur beats sultan of Delhi

Event
1565

1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms

Event
1576

Peace of Beaulieu and Paix de Monsieur

Event
1605

Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69

Death
1623

Johann Adam Reincken, composer

Birth
1643

Tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez," premieres in Madrid

Event
1646

King Charles I flees Oxford

Event
1650

Scottish general Montrose defeated

Event
1656

Jan J van Goyen, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 60

Death
1656

Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65

Death
1662

Netherlands and France sign military covenant

Event
1682

Theodorus III, czar of Russia (1676-82), dies

Death
1694

Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25

Death
1694

Frederik August I "the Strong" becomes monarch of Saksen

Event
1695

Sor Juana In‚s de la Cruz, [Asbaje], Mexican poetress/nun, dies at 44

Death
1701

Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia

Birth
1702

Jean Bart, French capt/sea hero (Escape out of Plymouth), dies at 51

Death