On This Day in History for April 27

Events in History

  • 1124 David I becomes King of Scots
  • 1296 Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England
  • 1509 Pope Julius II excommunicates Italian state of Venice
  • 1518 Treaty of St Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors and Bourgondisch covenant
  • 1522 Battle of Bicocca: a combined French and Venetian force is decisively defeated by a Spanish-Imperial and Papal army
  • 1539 Re-founding of the city of Bogotá, New Granada (nowadays Colombia), by Nikolaus Federmann and Sebastián de Belalcázar.
  • 1565 1st Spanish settlement in the Philippines forms at Cebu City
  • 1576 Peace of Beaulieu and Paix de Monsieur
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Weddings in History

Divorces in History

  • 1927 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) divorces Beatrice O'Brien after 22 years of marriage

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