Historical Events In May - 27
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
0866 On this day in history ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
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 On May - 27 battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia.
0927 On May - 27 symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on May - 27.
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 On May - 27 flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge
1328 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on May - 27.
1332 On this day in history ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah)
1508 On this day in history ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55
1525 Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader on May - 27.
1529 30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake on May - 27.
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 On May - 27 louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
1580 On May - 27 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1595 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on May - 27.
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 this day in history.
1647 The first woman known to be executed as a witch, Achsah Young in Massachusetts on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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.