Historical Events In June - 27
Saturday, 24 October 2020
0444 Cyrillus van Alexandria, patriarch of Alexandria, dies on June - 27.
0678 St Agatho begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1137 On June - 27 guigo de Castro, [Venerabilis], 5th prior of Grande Chartreuse, dies
1296 On this day in history floris V, count of Holland & Zeeland, dies
1350 Manuel II Palaiologos, Eastern Roman Emperor on this day in history.
1358 On this day in history republic of Dubrovnik is founded
1458 On this day in history alfonso V, King of Aragon/Sicily/Naples (Alfonso I), dies
1462 On this day in history the birth of Louis XII, King of France
1462 On June - 27 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 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain on this day in history.
1543 Agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Ital monk (De golden ezel), dies on this day in history.
1550 Charles IX, King of France (1560-74) on this day in history.
1580 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal on this day in history.
1615 Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter on June - 27.
1627 On June - 27 john Hayward, English historian
1638 On this day in history lukaris Cyrillus, patriarch of Alexandria/Constantinople, dies
1641 On this day in history michiel Jansz of Mierevelt, royal painter, dies at 74
1652 New Amsterdam (now NYC) passes 1st speed limit law in US on June - 27.
1654 Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg), dies at 67 on June - 27.
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 June - 27.
1709 Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava on this day in history.
1718 On June - 27 wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer
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 On June - 27 willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant, dies at 59
1759 On this day in history 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 June - 27 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.