Historical Events In May - 27
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies
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 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 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 this day in history 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 May - 27.
1549 Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns on this day in history.
1564 Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 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 May - 27 william II, prince of Orange/stadholder
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on May - 27.
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on May - 27.
1647 On May - 27 the first recorded U S execution of a "witch" takes place in Massachusetts
1647 On May - 27 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 May - 27.
1660 Denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire on this day in history.
1661 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
1679 On May - 27 habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK
1689 On May - 27 anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
1690 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1703 On this day in history st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great