Historical Events For May - 27
Saturday, 27 May 2017
0927 Bulgaria's Symeon dies of a heart attack May 27 after building an empire that stretches from the Ionian to the Black Sea today in history.
0927 Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia today in history.
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 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on May - 27.
1529 Today in history 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
1647 The first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts on May - 27.
1647 The first woman known to be executed as a witch, Achsah Young in Massachusetts on May - 27.
1660 Denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire today in history.
1679 Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK today in history.
1689 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on May - 27.