Historical Events In May - 27
Friday, 19 July 2019
0866 On May - 27 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 On this day in history battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia.
0927 Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on this day in history.
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
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 May - 27.
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 this day in history 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
1541 On this day in history 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 May - 27.
1580 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on May - 27.
1595 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer on this day in history.
1596 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the first woman known to be executed as a witch, Achsah Young in Massachusetts
1652 On May - 27 elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1660 On May - 27 denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire
1661 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on May - 27.
1679 Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK on May - 27.
1689 On this day in history 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 May - 27.