On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1650

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Battle of Carbisdale: Royalist army under Marquess of Montrose invades mainland Scotland from Orkney; defeated by a Covenanter army.

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, queen of Denmark and Norway (1670-99), born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1714)