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Historical Events Happened In May - 27

Friday, 27 May 2016

0927  Today in history bulgaria's Symeon dies of a heart attack May 27 after building an empire that stretches from the Ionian to the Black Sea  

0927  On May - 27 battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia.  

1120  Richard III of Capua is anointed as prince two weeks before his untimely death today in history.  

1281  On May - 27 flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge  

1328  Today in history french king Philip VI Valois crowned  

1529  30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake today in history.  

1647  The first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts on May - 27.  

1647  On May - 27 the first woman known to be executed as a witch, Achsah Young in Massachusetts  

1660  Today in history denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire  

1679  Today in history habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK  

1689  Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland today in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1332  Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah) was born on May - 27.  

1519  Girolamo Mei, Italian historian (d. 1594) was born today in history.  

1576  On May - 27 birth of caspar Schoppe, German scholar (d. 1649)  

1595  Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1601  Antoine Daniel, Jesuit missionary and martyr (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

1623  William Petty, English scientist and philosopher (d. 1687) was born on this day in history.  

1626  On May - 27 birth of william II, prince of Orange/stadholder  

1651  Today in history birth of louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (d. 1729)  

Famous Deaths In May - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0366  Death of Procopius, Roman usurper (b. 326) on May - 27.  

0735  Death of Bede, English historian and theologian (b. 672 or 673) today in history.  

0866  On May - 27 ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies  

0927  On May - 27 death of symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)  

1039  On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies  

1178  Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies on May - 27.  

1444  Death of John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (b. 1404) on May - 27.  

1508  Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55 today in history.  

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