Historical Events In May - 27
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on May - 27.
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 On this day in history battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia.
0927 On this day in history symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies
1120 On this day in history richard III of Capua is anointed as prince two weeks before his untimely death.
1178 Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1281 On this day in history flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge
1328 On May - 27 french king Philip VI Valois crowned
1332 Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah) on May - 27.
1508 On this day in history ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55
1525 On May - 27 thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1529 On May - 27 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
1541 Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on this day in history.
1549 Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns on this day in history.
1564 Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54 on May - 27.
1569 Francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies on May - 27.
1576 Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on this day in history.
1580 On this day in history jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1595 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on May - 27.
1626 William II, prince of Orange/stadholder on May - 27.
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on May - 27.
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on May - 27.
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 On May - 27 elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans
1652 On May - 27 jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
1660 Denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire on May - 27.
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 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on May - 27.
1690 On this day in history giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1703 On May - 27 st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great