Historical Events In May - 27
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on May - 27.
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 May - 27.
0927 Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on May - 27.
1039 On May - 27 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 May - 27 flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge
1328 On May - 27 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 Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader on this day in history.
1529 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake on May - 27.
1541 On this day in history margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
1549 On this day in history lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns
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 On this day in history benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on this day in history.
1626 On this day in history william II, prince of Orange/stadholder
1627 On May - 27 everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
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 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 May - 27.
1661 On May - 27 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 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.