On This Day

Historical Events in October 1827

  • Oct 1 The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia
  • Oct 8 Sea battle at Navarino (Greece freed of Ottoman occupation)

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Oct 15 Charles Darwin admitted to Christ's College, Cambridge

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Oct 20 Battle at Navarino: Engl/Russ/French fleet beat Turk/Egyptian fleet