Historical Events In May - 27
Tuesday, 06 June 2023
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on May - 27.
0927 On May - 27 bulgaria's Symeon dies of a heart attack May 27 after building an empire that stretches from the Ionian to the Black Sea
0927 On May - 27 battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia.
0927 On May - 27 symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on May - 27.
1120 Richard III of Capua is anointed as prince two weeks before his untimely death on this day in history.
1178 Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies on May - 27.
1281 On May - 27 flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge
1328 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on May - 27.
1332 Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah) on May - 27.
1508 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1525 On May - 27 thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1529 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake on May - 27.
1541 On this day in history margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
1549 On this day in history lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns
1564 Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54 on May - 27.
1569 On this day in history francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies
1576 On May - 27 louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
1580 On this day in history jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1595 On May - 27 benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on May - 27.
1626 On this day in history william II, prince of Orange/stadholder
1627 On this day in history everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 On May - 27 nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
1647 On May - 27 the first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts
1647 On this day in history the first woman known to be executed as a witch, Achsah Young in Massachusetts
1652 Elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans on May - 27.
1652 On May - 27 jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
1660 Denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire on May - 27.
1661 On May - 27 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
1679 Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK on this day in history.
1689 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.
1690 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63 on May - 27.
1703 On this day in history st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great
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