Historical Events In May - 27
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
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 May - 27.
0927 On this day in history 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 On May - 27 godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1281 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge on this day in history.
1328 On this day in history french king Philip VI Valois crowned
1332 On May - 27 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 On May - 27 thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
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 Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54 on May - 27.
1569 On May - 27 francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies
1576 Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on May - 27.
1580 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on this day in history.
1595 On May - 27 benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on this day in history.
1626 On May - 27 william II, prince of Orange/stadholder
1627 On this day in history everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
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 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63 on May - 27.
1703 St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great on May - 27.