Historical Events In May - 27
Monday, 20 January 2020
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on May - 27.
0927 On May - 27 bulgaria's Symeon dies of a heart attack May 27 after building an empire that stretches from the Ionian to the Black Sea
0927 Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia on this day in history.
0927 On this day in history symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
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 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge on May - 27.
1328 On this day in history french king Philip VI Valois crowned
1332 On this day in history ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah)
1508 On May - 27 ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55
1525 On May - 27 thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1529 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake on May - 27.
1541 Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on May - 27.
1549 Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns on May - 27.
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 On May - 27 louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
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 May - 27 everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1647 The first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts on this day in history.
1647 The first woman known to be executed as a witch, Achsah Young in Massachusetts on May - 27.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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