Historical Events For December - 27
Monday, 20 November 2017
0418 [Etalius] begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0418 Zosimus, Greek Pope (417-8), dies on December - 27.
0537 St Sofia-church in Constantinople, initiated on December - 27.
0975 On December - 27 balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies
1065 On this day in history ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castile, dies
1381 Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician on this day in history.
1437 On this day in history albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Bohemia
1503 On this day in history battle at Garigliano] Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France
1512 On this day in history the Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regards to native Indians in the New World.
1521 On December - 27 "Zwickauer profeten" appear in Wittenberg
1555 Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist on this day in history.
1571 On this day in history the birth of Johannes Kepler, German astronomer who stated that planets circle the Sun
1590 Emmanuel-Philibert of Lalaing, marquis of Renty, dies at 33 on December - 27.
1595 On this day in history pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63
1603 On December - 27 thomas Cartwright, English Presbyterian publicist, dies at about 68
1610 Paris France, Hélène Boulle de Champlain, age 12, signs marriage contract with 40 year old Samuel de Champlain; daughter of a wealthy secretary to Louis XIII on December - 27.
1631 John Pijnas, Dutch painter, buried at about 47 on December - 27.
1641 On this day in history francois van d'Aerssen, ruler of Sommelsdijk/diplomat, dies at 69
1645 Giovanni Adb Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized on December - 27.
1654 Jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician on this day in history.
1657 On this day in history the Flushing Remonstrance is signed.
1679 On December - 27 dutch troops capture Madurees prince Trunudjojo in Java
1703 England & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement on this day in history.
1709 On this day in history pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague)
1721 On this day in history franciscus "French" Hemsterhuis, Frisian philosopher
1741 Prussian forces took Olmutz, Czechoslovakia on December - 27.
1748 On this day in history william Marshall, composer
1752 On December - 27 johann Georg Anton Mederitsch-Gallus, composer
1755 On December - 27 antons Klemens Theodor, king of Saksen (1827-36)
1761 Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Scot/Russ minister of War on December - 27.
1773 George Cayley, England, found science of aerodynamics on this day in history.
1800 On December - 27 john Goss, composer
1801 On December - 27 guillaume L Baud, Dutch minister of Colonies (1848-49)
1802 Thomas Fearnley, Norway, landscape painter on this day in history.