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

Historic Event

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

  • Oct 20 Naval Battle of Navarino (off the Peloponnese coast): English, Russian, French combined fleet beat a Turkish and Egyptian force, paving the way for Greek independence