Historical Events In June - 27
Thursday, 17 October 2019
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 Guigo de Castro, [Venerabilis], 5th prior of Grande Chartreuse, dies on this day in history.
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 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 Louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515) on this day in history.
1524 Earl Henry III of Nassau weds Mencia de Medoza, 16-years old marquess on this day in history.
1542 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain on this day in history.
1543 Agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Ital monk (De golden ezel), dies on June - 27.
1550 On this day in history charles IX, King of France (1560-74)
1580 Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal on June - 27.
1615 On June - 27 johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter
1627 John Hayward, English historian on this day in history.
1638 On June - 27 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 On June - 27 johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg), dies at 67
1679 Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1693 On June - 27 the first woman's magazine "The Ladies' Mercury" published (London)
1693 On June - 27 1st sea battle of Lagos: England & Holland vs France
1697 On June - 27 polish parliament selects monarch August van Saksen as king
1709 Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava on this day in history.
1718 Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer on June - 27.
1743 On this day in history english defeat French at Dettingen
1745 Johann Nepomuk Went, composer on this day in history.
1756 On June - 27 french fleet conquer St Philips Castle of Minorca
1757 On this day in history willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant, dies at 59
1759 On June - 27 general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
1776 On this day in history thomas Hickey, plan to hand George Washington to British, executed
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 June - 27.