Historical Events In June - 27
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0444 On this day in history cyrillus van Alexandria, patriarch of Alexandria, dies
0678 St Agatho begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1137 On this day in history guigo de Castro, [Venerabilis], 5th prior of Grande Chartreuse, dies
1296 Floris V, count of Holland & Zeeland, dies on this day in history.
1350 On this day in history manuel II Palaiologos, Eastern Roman Emperor
1358 On this day in history republic of Dubrovnik is founded
1458 Alfonso V, King of Aragon/Sicily/Naples (Alfonso I), dies on June - 27.
1462 On June - 27 the birth of Louis XII, King of France
1462 On this day in history louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515)
1524 On June - 27 earl Henry III of Nassau weds Mencia de Medoza, 16-years old marquess
1542 On June - 27 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain
1543 Agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Ital monk (De golden ezel), dies on this day in history.
1550 Charles IX, King of France (1560-74) on June - 27.
1580 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal on June - 27.
1615 Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter on June - 27.
1627 John Hayward, English historian on June - 27.
1638 Lukaris Cyrillus, patriarch of Alexandria/Constantinople, dies on June - 27.
1641 On June - 27 michiel Jansz of Mierevelt, royal painter, dies at 74
1652 On this day in history new Amsterdam (now NYC) passes 1st speed limit law in US
1654 Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1679 On this day in history pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68
1693 The first woman's magazine "The Ladies' Mercury" published (London) on June - 27.
1693 On June - 27 1st sea battle of Lagos: England & Holland vs France
1697 Polish parliament selects monarch August van Saksen as king on this day in history.
1709 On this day in history peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
1718 Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer on this day in history.
1743 On June - 27 english defeat French at Dettingen
1745 On this day in history johann Nepomuk Went, composer
1756 French fleet conquer St Philips Castle of Minorca on June - 27.
1757 Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1759 On June - 27 general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
1776 Thomas Hickey, plan to hand George Washington to British, executed on this day in history.
1778 On this day in history liberty Bell came home to Phila after the British had left
1785 Egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84 on this day in history.