1727 facts for kids
|Centuries:||17th century – 18th century – 19th century|
|Decades:||1690s 1700s 1710s – 1720s – 1730s 1740s 1750s|
|Years:||1724 1725 1726 – 1727 – 1728 1729 1730|
1727 (MDCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1727th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 727th year of the 2nd millennium, the 27th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1727, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.
- 1727 to 1800 – Lt. Col. Francisco de Melo Palheta smuggles coffee seeds to Brazil in a bouquet starting a coffee empire.
- June 11 – George, Prince of Wales becomes King George II of Great Britain.
- November 18–Earthquake in Tazriz, Persia – about 77,000 dead
- Last execution for witchcraft in Scotland
- First Amish move to America
- The Royal Bank of Scotland is founded by royal charter in Edinburgh.
- Catholic Charities is founded in New Orleans, United States, by the French Ursuline Sisters.
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February 11: The Siege of Gibraltar begins.
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