Historical Events In August - 27
Friday, 24 January 2020
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 Pope Eugene II on August - 27.
1208 On this day in history irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies
1232 Kioto Staatsraad accept Joei Legislation on this day in history.
1471 George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia on August - 27.
1521 On this day in history josquin Des Prez, composer, dies
1522 Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75 on August - 27.
1545 Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat on August - 27.
1549 On August - 27 battle at Dussindale: John Dudley destroys English boer army
1562 On this day in history hans Leo Hassler, composer
1569 On this day in history pope Pius names Cosimo I de' Medici, grand duke of Toscane
1572 On August - 27 claude Goudimel, French composer
1576 Titian, [Tiziano Vecelli], Italian painter, dies of plague on August - 27.
1577 On August - 27 titian, Italian artist
1583 On August - 27 simon Besler, composer
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 August - 27.
1601 Olivier van Noort completes 1st Dutch exploration of new world on this day in history.
1608 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia
1611 On August - 27 tomĂ©s L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies
1619 Monarch Frederik van Palts chosen king of Bohemia on August - 27.
1626 Battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV on this day in history.
1628 Java sultan Agung van Mataram attacks Batavia on August - 27.
1630 Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter on August - 27.
1634 On August - 27 battle of Nordingen-Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, loses Duchy of Francomia
1635 Lope Felix de Vega, playwright/poet (Angelica, Arcadia), dies at 72 on August - 27.
1650 Johann Samuel Welter, composer on this day in history.
1651 Jacob A Backer, painter, dies at about 43 on this day in history.
1665 On August - 27 "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 this day in history.
1667 On August - 27 adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, buried at 33