Historical Events In May - 27
Monday, 28 September 2020
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on this day in history.
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 May - 27.
0927 Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia on May - 27.
0927 On this day in history symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies
1120 Richard III of Capua is anointed as prince two weeks before his untimely death on May - 27.
1178 On May - 27 godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1281 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge on this day in history.
1328 On this day in history 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 Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader on May - 27.
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 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer
1596 On this day in history 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 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on May - 27.
1647 The first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts on May - 27.
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 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on May - 27.
1660 Denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire on May - 27.
1661 On May - 27 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
1679 On May - 27 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 May - 27 giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1703 On this day in history st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great