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Historical Events In August - 27

Sunday, 27 September 2020

0542  Saint Caesarius of Arles on this day in history.  

0663  Remnants of the Korean Baekje Kingdom and their Yamato Japanese allies engage the combined naval forces of the Tang Chinese and Silla Koreans on the Geum River in Korea; the outcome is a significant Tang-Silla victory, while the Japanese would not attempt another invasion of Korea until the Japanese invasions of Korea of the late 16th century on this day in history.  

0827  On this day in history pope Eugene II  

1208  On August - 27 irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies  

1232  On August - 27 kioto Staatsraad accept Joei Legislation  

1471  George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia on August - 27.  

1521  Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies on August - 27.  

1522  On August - 27 giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75  

1545  On this day in history alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat  

1549  Battle at Dussindale: John Dudley destroys English boer army on this day in history.  

1562  On this day in history hans Leo Hassler, composer  

1569  On this day in history pope Pius names Cosimo I de' Medici, grand duke of Toscane  

1572  On this day in history claude Goudimel, French composer  

1576  On this day in history titian, [Tiziano Vecelli], Italian painter, dies of plague  

1577  Titian, Italian artist on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Besler, composer on this day in history.  

1585  Duke van Parma's troops occupy Antwerp on August - 27.  

1590  On this day in history sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], Pope (1585-90), dies at 68  

1601  Olivier van Noort completes 1st Dutch exploration of new world on August - 27.  

1608  Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1610  On August - 27 polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia  

1611  On August - 27 tom├ęs L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies  

1619  Monarch Frederik van Palts chosen king of Bohemia on this day in history.  

1626  Battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV on August - 27.  

1628  On this day in history java sultan Agung van Mataram attacks Batavia  

1630  Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter on this day in history.  

1634  On this day in history battle of Nordingen-Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, loses Duchy of Francomia  

1635  Lope Felix de Vega, playwright/poet (Angelica, Arcadia), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1650  Johann Samuel Welter, composer on August - 27.  

1651  Jacob A Backer, painter, dies at about 43 on this day in history.  

1665  "Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is 1st play, performed in N America (Acomac, Va) on this day in history.  

1666  Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) on August - 27.  

1667  On this day in history earliest recorded hurricane in US (Jamestown Virginia)  

1667  On August - 27 adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, buried at 33  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1407  Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425) was born on August - 27.  

1471  On August - 27 birth of george von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia  

1471  George, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539) was born on August - 27.  

1487  Anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514) was born on August - 27.  

1545  Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on August - 27.  

1562  Hans Leo Hassler, composer was born on August - 27.  

1583  On this day in history birth of simon Besler, composer  

1630  Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter was born on August - 27.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  Death of Saint Caesarius of Arles on this day in history.  

0827  On August - 27 death of pope Eugene II  

1208  Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies on this day in history.  

1312  On this day in history death of arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)  

1394  On this day in history death of chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343)  

1450  On this day in history death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

1521  Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1522  On this day in history giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75  

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