Famous Deaths In May - 27
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0366 Death of Procopius, Roman usurper (b. 326) on this day in history.
0735 On this day in history death of bede, English historian and theologian (b. 672 or 673)
0866 On this day in history ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
0927 Death of Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on this day in history.
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1178 On May - 27 godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1444 Death of John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (b. 1404) on May - 27.
1508 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55 on May - 27.
1525 Death of Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader on May - 27.
1541 On May - 27 death of margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
1549 Death of Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns on May - 27.
1564 On May - 27 jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54
1569 On this day in history francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies
1576 Death of Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on May - 27.
1580 On May - 27 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history death of françois Ravaillac, French assassin of Henry IV of France (b. 1578)
1615 Death of Marguerite de Valois, queen of Henry IV of France (b. 1553) on May - 27.
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on May - 27.
1661 Death of Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on this day in history.
1675 Death of Gaspard Dughet, French painter (b. 1613) on May - 27.
1690 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1702 Death of Dominique Bouhours, French critic (b. 1628) on May - 27.
1707 On May - 27 death of marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640)
1708 Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 on May - 27.
1768 On this day in history johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies
1781 Death of Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (b. 1716) on this day in history.
1790 Jeremiah Carlton, laziest man in history, heir to a large fortune at 19 went to bed & stayed there for next 70 yrs, dies at 89 on May - 27.
1797 On this day in history francois-Noal "Gracchus" Babeuf, French utopian socialist, dies at 36
1831 Death of Jedediah Smith, American explorer (b. 1799) on May - 27.
1840 Niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57 on May - 27.
1855 On this day in history nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies