Events in History in 1727

  • Apr 6 Denmark signs Covenant of Hannover
  • May 7 Jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia
  • May 29 Peter II becomes Tsar of Russia aged 11
  • May 31 France, Britain & Netherlands sign accord of Paris
  • Jun 13 Spain underwrites Preliminairy of Paris
  • Jul 17 Simon van Slingelandt appointed Dutch pension advisor
  • Sep 8 A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.
  • Oct 21 Russian & Chinese accord to correct boundaries
  • Oct 29 Severe earthquake in New England
  • Nov 12 France & Bavaria renew secret treaty
  • Nov 15 NY General assembly permits Jews to omit phrase "upon the faith of a Christian" from abjuration oath

Event of Interest

Dec 7 Physician Sir Hans Soane becomes President of the Royal Society, succeeding Sir Isaac Newton [1]