Historical Events In May - 27
Sunday, 19 May 2019
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 On May - 27 battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia.
0927 Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on May - 27.
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on May - 27.
1120 On this day in history richard III of Capua is anointed as prince two weeks before his untimely death.
1178 Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies on this day in history.
1281 On May - 27 flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge
1328 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on this day in history.
1332 Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah) on May - 27.
1508 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55 on May - 27.
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 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 May - 27.
1576 On this day in history louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
1580 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on this day in history.
1595 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer on May - 27.
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on May - 27.
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 May - 27 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 May - 27 elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans
1652 On May - 27 jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
1660 On this day in history denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire
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 this day in history giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1703 St Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great on this day in history.