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Historical Events In August - 27

Thursday, 13 May 2021

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 August - 27.  

0827  Pope Eugene II on this day in history.  

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

1232  Kioto Staatsraad accept Joei Legislation on August - 27.  

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

1521  On August - 27 josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

1522  Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on August - 27.  

1545  On August - 27 alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat  

1549  Battle at Dussindale: John Dudley destroys English boer army on August - 27.  

1562  Hans Leo Hassler, composer on this day in history.  

1569  Pope Pius names Cosimo I de' Medici, grand duke of Toscane on this day in history.  

1572  On this day in history claude Goudimel, French composer  

1576  Titian, [Tiziano Vecelli], Italian painter, dies of plague on August - 27.  

1577  Titian, Italian artist on August - 27.  

1583  Simon Besler, composer on this day in history.  

1585  Duke van Parma's troops occupy Antwerp on this day in history.  

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

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

1608  On August - 27 hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66  

1610  Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia on this day in history.  

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

1619  On August - 27 monarch Frederik van Palts chosen king of Bohemia  

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  On August - 27 maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

1634  Battle of Nordingen-Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, loses Duchy of Francomia on August - 27.  

1635  On August - 27 lope Felix de Vega, playwright/poet (Angelica, Arcadia), dies at 72  

1650  Johann Samuel Welter, composer on August - 27.  

1651  On August - 27 jacob A Backer, painter, dies at about 43  

1665  On August - 27 "Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is 1st play, performed in N America (Acomac, Va)  

1666  Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) on this day in history.  

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

1667  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425)  

1471  On this day in history birth of george von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia  

1471  George, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539) was born on this day in history.  

1487  On this day in history birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)  

1545  On August - 27 birth of alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat  

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

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

1630  On this day in history birth of maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter  

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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 August - 27.  

0827  On this day in history death of pope Eugene II  

1208  Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies on August - 27.  

1312  On August - 27 death of arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)  

1394  Death of Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343) on this day in history.  

1450  On August - 27 death of reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)  

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

1522  Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

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