Historical Events For January - 27
Friday, 20 January 2017
0098 On this day in history trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva.
0098 On January - 27 marius Cocceius Nerva, emperor of Rome (96-98), dies at about 67
0661 On January - 27 rashidun Caliphate ended with death of Ali.
0672 On this day in history st Vitalian ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0672 On January - 27 vitalianus, pope (657-72)/saint, dies
0847 On this day in history sergius II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0847 On January - 27 sergius II, pope (844-47), dies
1142 On January - 27 wrongful execution of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.
1164 On January - 27 abraham ibn Ezra, poet/philosopher, dies
1186 On this day in history henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, weds Constance of Sicily.
1302 Dante becomes a Florentine political exile on January - 27.
1343 Pope Clement VI issues the Bull Unigenitus on January - 27.
1538 On this day in history states of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy
1540 On January - 27 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies
1546 On January - 27 joachim III Frederick, elector (Brandenburg)
1556 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies on January - 27.
1556 On this day in history abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)
1565 Robrecht de Berghes, prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64), dies on this day in history.
1592 On January - 27 pierre de La Barre, composer
1593 Vatican opens 7 year trial against scholar Giordano Bruno on January - 27.
1612 Maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77 on this day in history.
1625 Adriaen Valerius, notary/Neth Gedenck-clanck, dies at about 49 on January - 27.
1629 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1638 Gonzalo de Céspedes y Meneses, Spanish novelist on this day in history.
1662 On January - 27 first American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)
1662 On this day in history 1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)
1662 Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist on this day in history.
1669 On this day in history gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter, dies at 87
1671 Pirate Henry Morgen lands at Panama City on January - 27.
1679 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter on January - 27.
1695 On this day in history mustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II. Mustafa rules until his death in 1703.
1699 William Temple, statesman, dies on January - 27.
1701 On January - 27 johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop)
1710 Czar Peter the Great sets first Russian state budget on this day in history.