On This Day

June 1827 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 5 Turks capture the Acropolis and take Athens during Greek War of Independence

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 5 Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Amelia County, Virginia (d. 1910)
  • Jun 12 Johanna Spyri, Swiss children's book author (Heidi), born in Hirzel, Switzerland (d. 1901)
  • Jun 13 Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1882)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 26 Christian A Vulpius, German writer (Ornaldo Ornaldini), dies
  • Jun 26 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine), dies at 73
  • Jun 27 Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian (b. 1754)