Historical Events In May - 27
Thursday, 02 July 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 May - 27.
0927 On May - 27 symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies
1120 On May - 27 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 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge on this day in history.
1328 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on May - 27.
1332 On May - 27 ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah)
1508 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1525 Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader on May - 27.
1529 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake on this day in history.
1541 Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on this day in history.
1549 On May - 27 lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns
1564 On this day in history 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 May - 27.
1580 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on May - 27.
1595 On May - 27 benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer
1596 On May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1626 William II, prince of Orange/stadholder on May - 27.
1627 On this day in history everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on May - 27.
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 this day in history.
1652 On this day in history elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on May - 27.
1660 Denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire on this day in history.
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 On May - 27 anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
1690 On this day in history giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1703 On this day in history st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great