Historical Events For January - 27
Saturday, 25 February 2017
0098 Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva on this day in history.
0098 Marius Cocceius Nerva, emperor of Rome (96-98), dies at about 67 on this day in history.
0661 On this day in history 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 Sergius II, pope (844-47), dies on this day in history.
1142 On January - 27 wrongful execution of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.
1164 On January - 27 abraham ibn Ezra, poet/philosopher, dies
1186 Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, weds Constance of Sicily on January - 27.
1302 On January - 27 dante becomes a Florentine political exile
1343 Pope Clement VI issues the Bull Unigenitus on January - 27.
1538 On January - 27 states of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy
1540 Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on January - 27.
1546 Joachim III Frederick, elector (Brandenburg) on this day in history.
1556 Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies on January - 27.
1556 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) on January - 27.
1565 Robrecht de Berghes, prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64), dies on January - 27.
1592 On January - 27 pierre de La Barre, composer
1593 Vatican opens 7 year trial against scholar Giordano Bruno on this day in history.
1612 On January - 27 maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77
1625 On this day in history adriaen Valerius, notary/Neth Gedenck-clanck, dies at about 49
1629 On this day in history hieronymus Praetorius, composer, dies at 68
1638 On January - 27 gonzalo de Céspedes y Meneses, Spanish novelist
1662 On January - 27 first American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)
1662 On January - 27 1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)
1662 On January - 27 richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist
1669 Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1671 Pirate Henry Morgen lands at Panama City on January - 27.
1679 On this day in history jean-Francois de Troy, French painter
1695 Mustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II. Mustafa rules until his death in 1703 on January - 27.
1699 On this day in history william Temple, statesman, dies
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.