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 On this day in history birth of george, Duke of Saxony (d. 1539)
1487 On this day in history birth of anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)
1545 Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat was born on August - 27.
1562 Hans Leo Hassler, composer was born on August - 27.
1583 Simon Besler, composer was born on August - 27.
1630 Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter was born on this day in history.
0542 Death of Saint Caesarius of Arles on August - 27.
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 August - 27.
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 August - 27 josquin Des Prez, composer, dies
1522 Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on August - 27.