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.