On This Day in History for October 27

Events in History

  • 710 Saracen invasion of Sardinia
  • 939 Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England
  • 1275 Traditional founding of the city of Amsterdam
  • 1507 Portuguese admiral Afonso de Albuquerque captures the Persian fortress of Ormuz on Hormuz Island
  • 1523 English troops occupy Montalidier, France
  • 1553 Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva
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