Historical Events In May - 27
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
0866 On May - 27 ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
0927 Bulgaria's Symeon dies of a heart attack May 27 after building an empire that stretches from the Ionian to the Black Sea on this day in history.
0927 Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia on this day in history.
0927 Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on May - 27.
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1281 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge on this day in history.
1328 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on May - 27.
1332 Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah) on this day in history.
1508 On May - 27 ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55
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 On May - 27 jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54
1569 On May - 27 francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies
1576 Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on May - 27.
1580 On this day in history jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1595 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer on May - 27.
1596 On May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
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 this day in history the first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts
1647 The first woman known to be executed as a witch, Achsah Young in Massachusetts on this day in history.
1652 Elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans on this day in history.
1652 On this day in history jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
1660 On May - 27 denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire
1661 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on this day in history.
1679 On this day in history habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK
1689 On May - 27 anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
1690 On this day in history giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1703 On this day in history st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great