Historical Events For February - 27
Monday, 27 February 2017
0837 15th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet today in history.
1526 On February - 27 saxony & Hesse form League of Gotha (league of Protestant princes)
1531 Evangelical German monarch/ owns form Schmalkaldische Union on February - 27.
1557 On February - 27 first Russian Embassy opens in London, Russia & US sign trade agreement
1557 1st Russian Embassy arrives in London today in history.
1563 On February - 27 william Byrd is appointed organist at Lincoln Cathedral
1594 Henri IV crowned king of France on February - 27.
1626 On February - 27 yuan Chonghuan is appointed Governor of Liaodong, after he led the Chinese into a great victory against the Manchurians under Nurhaci.
1665 Today in history battle at Elmina, Gold Coast Vice-Admiral De Ruyter beats English
1665 Battle at Elmina, Gold Coast: Vice-adm De Ruyter beats English today in history.
1667 On this day in history abraham Crijnssen conquerors Fort Willoughby (Zeelandia), Suriname