Fri, April 27, 2018 | 08:09

Today is Friday, April 27, the 117th day of 2018. There are 248 days left in the year.

1565 — First Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms

1576 — Peace of Beaulieu & Paix de Monsieur

1646 — King Charles I flees Oxford

1650 — Scottish General Montrose defeated

1746 — Battle at Culloden Moor Duke of Cumberland beats "James VIII & III"

1773 — British Parliament passes the Tea Act (eventually leads to Boston Tea Party on December 16)

1805 — U.S. Marines attack shores of Tripoli

1908 — Fourth modern Olympic games open in London

1909 — Sultan of Turkey Abdul Hamid II is overthrown