Historical Events In May - 27
Saturday, 09 December 2023
0866 On May - 27 ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
0927 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1281 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge on May - 27.
1328 On May - 27 french king Philip VI Valois crowned
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 this day in history thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1529 On this day in history 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
1541 Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on May - 27.
1549 On this day in history lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns
1564 Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1569 Francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies on this day in history.
1576 On this day in history louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
1580 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on this day in history.
1595 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer on May - 27.
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 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1660 On May - 27 denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire
1661 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
1679 On May - 27 habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK
1689 On this day in history anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
1690 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63 on May - 27.
1703 St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great on May - 27.