Historical Events In May - 27
Monday, 08 August 2022
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 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 On May - 27 symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on May - 27.
1120 On this day in history richard III of Capua is anointed as prince two weeks before his untimely death.
1178 On May - 27 godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies
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 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 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 May - 27.
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 this day in history.
1580 On this day in history 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 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on May - 27.
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 this day in history denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire
1661 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on this day in history.
1679 Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK on this day in history.
1689 On May - 27 anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
1690 On May - 27 giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1703 St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great on this day in history.