Historical Events In June - 27
Wednesday, 20 October 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 Floris V, count of Holland & Zeeland, dies on this day in history.
1350 On June - 27 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 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 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 On this day in history charles IX, King of France (1560-74)
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 On June - 27 john Hayward, English historian
1638 Lukaris Cyrillus, patriarch of Alexandria/Constantinople, dies on this day in history.
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 Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1679 On June - 27 pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68
1693 The first woman's magazine "The Ladies' Mercury" published (London) on June - 27.
1693 On this day in history 1st sea battle of Lagos: England & Holland vs France
1697 On this day in history 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 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 Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant, dies at 59 on June - 27.
1759 General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec on this day in history.
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 On this day in history egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84