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Historical Events In August - 27

Friday, 26 February 2021

0542  On this day in history saint Caesarius of Arles  

0663  On August - 27 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.  

0827  On August - 27 pope Eugene II  

1208  On this day in history irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies  

1232  Kioto Staatsraad accept Joei Legislation on August - 27.  

1471  George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  Pope Pius names Cosimo I de' Medici, grand duke of Toscane on this day in history.  

1572  Claude Goudimel, French composer on this day in history.  

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

1577  On August - 27 titian, Italian artist  

1583  Simon Besler, composer on this day in history.  

1585  On August - 27 duke van Parma's troops occupy Antwerp  

1590  On August - 27 sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], Pope (1585-90), dies at 68  

1601  On August - 27 olivier van Noort completes 1st Dutch exploration of new world  

1608  Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on August - 27.  

1610  Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia on August - 27.  

1611  Tom├ęs L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies on August - 27.  

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

1626  On this day in history battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV  

1628  Java sultan Agung van Mataram attacks Batavia on this day in history.  

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

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

1635  On this day in history lope Felix de Vega, playwright/poet (Angelica, Arcadia), dies at 72  

1650  On August - 27 johann Samuel Welter, composer  

1651  Jacob A Backer, painter, dies at about 43 on August - 27.  

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

1666  On this day in history ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)  

1667  Earliest recorded hurricane in US (Jamestown Virginia) on August - 27.  

1667  Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, buried at 33 on August - 27.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1471  On August - 27 birth of george, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539)  

1487  On August - 27 birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)  

1545  Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1562  On August - 27 birth of hans Leo Hassler, composer  

1583  On August - 27 birth of simon Besler, composer  

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 27

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0542  On this day in history death of saint Caesarius of Arles  

0827  Death of Pope Eugene II on this day in history.  

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

1312  Death of Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262) on this day in history.  

1394  Death of Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343) on August - 27.  

1450  Death of Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395) on this day in history.  

1521  On this day in history josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

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

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