Historical Events In May - 27
Friday, 10 April 2020
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history richard III of Capua is anointed as prince two weeks before his untimely death.
1178 Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies on May - 27.
1281 On this day in history flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge
1328 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on this day in history.
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 On May - 27 thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
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 On May - 27 jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54
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 this day in history jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
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 May - 27 william II, prince of Orange/stadholder
1627 On May - 27 everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 On this day in history nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
1647 The first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts on May - 27.
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 this day in history jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
1660 Denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire on May - 27.
1661 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on this day in history.
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