Historical Events In August - 27
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0542 Saint Caesarius of Arles on this day in history.
0663 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat
1549 Battle at Dussindale: John Dudley destroys English boer army on this day in history.
1562 Hans Leo Hassler, composer on August - 27.
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 On this day in history duke van Parma's troops occupy Antwerp
1590 On August - 27 sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], Pope (1585-90), dies at 68
1601 Olivier van Noort completes 1st Dutch exploration of new world on this day in history.
1608 On August - 27 hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66
1610 On August - 27 polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia
1611 Tomés L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies on August - 27.
1619 Monarch Frederik van Palts chosen king of Bohemia on this day in history.
1626 On August - 27 battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV
1628 On August - 27 java sultan Agung van Mataram attacks Batavia
1630 On August - 27 maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter
1634 On this day in history 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 August - 27.
1665 "Ye Bare & Ye Cubb" is 1st play, performed in N America (Acomac, Va) on this day in history.
1666 Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89) on this day in history.
1667 Earliest recorded hurricane in US (Jamestown Virginia) on August - 27.
1667 On this day in history adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, buried at 33