Historical Events In June - 27
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
0444 Cyrillus van Alexandria, patriarch of Alexandria, dies on this day in history.
0678 St Agatho begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
1137 Guigo de Castro, [Venerabilis], 5th prior of Grande Chartreuse, dies on this day in history.
1296 On this day in history floris V, count of Holland & Zeeland, dies
1350 On June - 27 manuel II Palaiologos, Eastern Roman Emperor
1358 Republic of Dubrovnik is founded on this day in history.
1458 Alfonso V, King of Aragon/Sicily/Naples (Alfonso I), dies on this day in history.
1462 The birth of Louis XII, King of France on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1580 On June - 27 duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal
1615 Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter on June - 27.
1627 John Hayward, English historian on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history lukaris Cyrillus, patriarch of Alexandria/Constantinople, dies
1641 Michiel Jansz of Mierevelt, royal painter, dies at 74 on June - 27.
1652 On June - 27 new Amsterdam (now NYC) passes 1st speed limit law in US
1654 On this day in history johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg), dies at 67
1679 On June - 27 pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68
1693 On this day in history the first woman's magazine "The Ladies' Mercury" published (London)
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 Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava on this day in history.
1718 Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer on this day in history.
1743 On this day in history english defeat French at Dettingen
1745 On June - 27 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 June - 27 liberty Bell came home to Phila after the British had left
1785 On this day in history egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84