Historical Events In August - 27
Sunday, 21 April 2019
0542 On August - 27 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 this day in history pope Eugene II
1208 Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies on August - 27.
1232 Kioto Staatsraad accept Joei Legislation on this day in history.
1471 George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia on this day in history.
1521 Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies on this day in history.
1522 Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1545 On August - 27 alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat
1549 On August - 27 battle at Dussindale: John Dudley destroys English boer army
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 On August - 27 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 On August - 27 duke van Parma's troops occupy Antwerp
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 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on August - 27.
1610 Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia on this day in history.
1611 On August - 27 tomés 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 On August - 27 java sultan Agung van Mataram attacks Batavia
1630 Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter on this day in history.
1634 Battle of Nordingen-Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, loses Duchy of Francomia on this day in history.
1635 Lope Felix de Vega, playwright/poet (Angelica, Arcadia), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history johann Samuel Welter, composer
1651 On this day in history jacob A Backer, painter, dies at about 43
1665 "Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is 1st play, performed in N America (Acomac, Va) on this day in history.
1666 On this day in history ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
1667 On this day in history earliest recorded hurricane in US (Jamestown Virginia)
1667 On August - 27 adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, buried at 33