Historical Events In May - 27
Monday, 18 March 2019
0866 On this day in history ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
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 May - 27.
0927 Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia on this day in history.
0927 Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1178 On this day in history godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1281 On this day in history flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge
1328 On this day in history french king Philip VI Valois crowned
1332 Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah) on this day in history.
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 On May - 27 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
1541 On this day in history margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
1549 Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns on this day in history.
1564 Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54 on May - 27.
1569 Francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies on May - 27.
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 May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1626 William II, prince of Orange/stadholder on May - 27.
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on May - 27.
1638 On May - 27 nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
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 May - 27.
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 On this day in history habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK
1689 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.
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.