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What Happened In History Year 1727

Historical Events for the Year 1727

  • 29th May » Peter II of Russia or Peter II becomes Tsar e.g Czar of Russia.
  • 8th September » A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell, Cambridgeshire or Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.
  • 11th October » George II of Great Britain George II and Caroline of Ansbach are crowned List of British monarchs King and List of British consorts Queen of Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain.

Famous Birthdays in 1727

  • 2nd January » James Wolfe, English general (d. 1759)
  • 16th February » Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian botanist, chemist, and mycologist (d. 1817)
  • 25th February » Armand-Louis Couperin, French organist and composer (d. 1789)
  • 9th March » Johann Gottlieb Preller, German cantor, composer, and surveyor (d. 1786)
  • 30th March » Tommaso Traetta, Italian composer (d. 1779)
  • 5th April » Pasquale Anfossi, Italian composer (d. 1797)
  • 7th April » Michel Adanson, French botanist (d. 1806)
  • 20th April » Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau, Belgian-Austrian diplomat (d. 1794)
  • 29th April » Jean-Georges Noverre, French ballet dancer (d. 1810)
  • 10th May » Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de Laune, French economist and politician (d. 1781)
  • 14th May » Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (d. 1788)
  • 14th August » Louise √Člisabeth of France (d. 1759)
  • 14th August » Princess Henriette of France (d. 1752)
  • 1st November » Ivan Shuvalov, Russian academic (d. 1797)
  • 18th November » Philibert Commerson, French physician and explorer (d. 1773)
  • 26th November » Artemas Ward, American general and politician (d. 1800)

Famous Deaths in History for 1727

  • 13th February » William Wotton, English linguist and scholar (b. 1666)
  • 22nd February » Francesco Gasparini, Italian composer and educator (b. 1661)
  • 17th May » Catherine I of Russia (b. 1684)
  • 8th June » August Hermann Francke, German-Lutheran clergyman, philanthropist, and scholar (b. 1663)
  • 11th June » George I of Great Britain (b. 1660)
  • 23rd July » Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, English politician, Lord Chancellor or Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1661)
  • 4th August » Victor-Maurice, comte de Broglie, French general (b. 1647)
  • 14th August » William Croft, English organist and composer (b. 1678)
  • 10th November » Alphonse de Tonty, French-American explorer (b. 1659)

Historical events for the year 1727 by month