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 This day in History - July 27
422 Historic Events for July 27
1612

Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad

Birth
1625

Edward Montagu, England

Birth
1638

Johan VIII de Jongere, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies in battle at 54

Death
1641

Prince Frederik Henry captures castle of Gennep

Event
1643

Cromwell defeats Royalist at Battle of Gainsborough

Event
1655

Jews of New Amsterdam petition for a Jewish cemetery

Event
1655

Netherlands and Brandenburg sign military treaty

Event
1661

Parliament confirms Navigation Act

Event
1663

English parliament accepts Staple Act

Event
1667

Jean Bernoulli, mathematician

Birth
1675

Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne Vicomte de Turenne, gen (France), dies

Death
1689

Jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie

Event
1689

Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay

Event
1689

John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies

Death
1694

Bank of England granted 12 year charter by Act of Parliament

Event
1713

Russia and Turkey sign peace treaty

Event
1714

Battle at Hang” (Hangut): Russians beat Swedish fleet

Event
1714

English Queen Anne fires premier Robert Haley

Event
1720

Johann Samuel Welter, composer, dies at 69

Death
1734

Jakob Zupan, composer

Birth
1741

Fran‡ois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer

Birth
1759

Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60

Death
1768

Charlotte Corday d'Armont, murdered Jean-Paul Marat in bath

Birth
1777

William Hayes, composer, dies at 69

Death
1777

Thomas Campbell, poet (Hohenlinden, Battle of the Baltic)

Birth