Historical Events In June - 27
Monday, 25 January 2021
0444 Cyrillus van Alexandria, patriarch of Alexandria, dies on this day in history.
0678 St Agatho begins his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 27.
1137 Guigo de Castro, [Venerabilis], 5th prior of Grande Chartreuse, dies on June - 27.
1296 On June - 27 floris V, count of Holland & Zeeland, dies
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history earl Henry III of Nassau weds Mencia de Medoza, 16-years old marquess
1542 On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain
1543 On June - 27 agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Ital monk (De golden ezel), dies
1550 Charles IX, King of France (1560-74) on June - 27.
1580 On this day in history duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
1615 Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter on this day in history.
1627 John Hayward, English historian on this day in history.
1638 Lukaris Cyrillus, patriarch of Alexandria/Constantinople, dies on this day in history.
1641 Michiel Jansz of Mierevelt, royal painter, dies at 74 on this day in history.
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 June - 27.
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 1st sea battle of Lagos: England & Holland vs France on June - 27.
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 June - 27.
1718 On June - 27 wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer
1743 On June - 27 english defeat French at Dettingen
1745 Johann Nepomuk Went, composer on June - 27.
1756 On June - 27 french fleet conquer St Philips Castle of Minorca
1757 Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history 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 this day in history.