Historical Events In June - 27
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
0444 Cyrillus van Alexandria, patriarch of Alexandria, dies on this day in history.
0678 On June - 27 st Agatho begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1137 On June - 27 guigo de Castro, [Venerabilis], 5th prior of Grande Chartreuse, dies
1296 On June - 27 floris V, count of Holland & Zeeland, dies
1350 On this day in history manuel II Palaiologos, Eastern Roman Emperor
1358 Republic of Dubrovnik is founded on this day in history.
1458 On June - 27 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 Louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515) on June - 27.
1524 Earl Henry III of Nassau weds Mencia de Medoza, 16-years old marquess on June - 27.
1542 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain on June - 27.
1543 Agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Ital monk (De golden ezel), dies on June - 27.
1550 Charles IX, King of France (1560-74) on June - 27.
1580 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal on this day in history.
1615 On this day in history johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter
1627 John Hayward, English historian on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history lukaris Cyrillus, patriarch of Alexandria/Constantinople, dies
1641 On June - 27 michiel Jansz of Mierevelt, royal painter, dies at 74
1652 New Amsterdam (now NYC) passes 1st speed limit law in US on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1693 On this day in history 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 Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava on June - 27.
1718 Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer on June - 27.
1743 On this day in history english defeat French at Dettingen
1745 On this day in history johann Nepomuk Went, composer
1756 On June - 27 french fleet conquer St Philips Castle of Minorca
1757 Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant, dies at 59 on June - 27.
1759 On this day in history general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
1776 On June - 27 thomas Hickey, plan to hand George Washington to British, executed
1778 On June - 27 liberty Bell came home to Phila after the British had left
1785 On June - 27 egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84