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  • Today Jan 27, xxxx

    3 posts, 3 voices, 701 views, started Jan 27, 2009

    Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2009


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      in events
      January 27th 0672 St Vitalian ends his reign as Catholic Pope
      January 27th 0847 Sergius II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
      January 27th 1302 Dante becomes a Florentine political exile
      January 27th 1538 States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy
      January 27th 1556 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies
      January 27th 1593 Vatican opens 7 year trial against scholar Giordano Bruno
      January 27th 1662 1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)
      January 27th 1671 Pirate Henry Morgen lands at Panama City
      January 27th 1710 Czar Peter the Great sets 1st Russian state budget
      January 27th 1736 Abdication of Stanislas, last king of Poland
      January 27th 1778 Piccinni’s opera “Roland” premieres, Paris
      January 27th 1785 1st US state university chartered, Athens Georgia
      January 27th 1823 Pres Monroe appoints 1st US ambassadors to South America
      January 27th 1864 Battle of Fair Gardens, TN
      January 27th 1864    Civil War skirmish at Kelly’s Ford, Va  

      In births:
      January 27th 1546 Joachim III Frederick, elector (Brandenburg)
      January 27th 1556 Abbas I, “the Great,” shah of Persia (1587-1629)
      January 27th 1592 Pierre de La Barre, composer
      January 27th 1662 Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist
      January 27th 1679 Jean-Fran‡ois de Troy, French painter
      January 27th 1701 Johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop)
      January 27th 1715 Vaclav Kalous, composer
      January 27th 1720 Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)
      January 27th 1723 Johann A Cramer, prime minister/poet
      January 27th 1756 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austria, musical prodigy/composer (Figaro)
      January 27th 1775 Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garc¡a, Spanish tenor/composer
      January 27th 1775 Friedrich von Schelling, Germany, philosopher (Views on Christianity)
      January 27th 1784 Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer
      January 27th 1805 Samuel Palmer, London, painter/etcher (Valley of Vision)
      January 27th 1806    Juan Cris¢stomo Arriaga y Balzola, Spanish composer  

      In deaths:
      January 27th 0098 Marius Cocceius Nerva, emperor of Rome (96-98), dies at about 67
      January 27th 0672 Vitalianus, pope (657-72)/saint, dies
      January 27th 0847 Sergius II, pope (844-47), dies
      January 27th 1164 Abraham ibn Ezra, poet/philosopher, dies
      January 27th 1540 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies
      January 27th 1565 Robrecht de Berghes, prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64), dies
      January 27th 1612 Maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77
      January 27th 1625 Adriaen Valerius, notary/Neth Gedenck-clanck, dies at about 49
      January 27th 1629 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer, dies at 68
      January 27th 1669 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter, dies at 87
      January 27th 1699 William Temple, statesman, dies
      January 27th 1731 Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Ital piano builder, dies at 75
      January 27th 1763 John Theodor of Bavaria, prince-bishop of Liege/cardinal, dies
      January 27th 1802 Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, composer, dies at 42
      January 27th 1814    Johann Gottlieb Fichte, philosopher, dies


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