Historical Events In May - 27
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0866 On this day in history 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 this day in history symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 On this day in history 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 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 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on May - 27.
1332 On May - 27 ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah)
1508 On this day in history ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55
1525 Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader on this day in history.
1529 On May - 27 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
1541 On May - 27 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 this day in history.
1569 Francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies on this day in history.
1576 Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on this day in history.
1580 On May - 27 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1595 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer on this day in history.
1596 On May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1626 On May - 27 william II, prince of Orange/stadholder
1627 On May - 27 everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 On May - 27 nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
1647 The first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts on May - 27.
1647 On May - 27 the first woman known to be executed as a witch, Achsah Young in Massachusetts
1652 On this day in history elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans
1652 On May - 27 jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
1660 On May - 27 denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire
1661 On this day in history 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 May - 27.
1690 On this day in history giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1703 St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great on this day in history.