Historical Events In May - 27
Monday, 18 November 2019
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 this day in history.
0927 Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia on this day in history.
0927 On May - 27 symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
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 May - 27.
1178 Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies on May - 27.
1281 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge on this day in history.
1328 French king Philip VI Valois crowned on May - 27.
1332 Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah) on May - 27.
1508 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1525 On May - 27 thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1529 On this day in history 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 On this day in history francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies
1576 Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on this day in history.
1580 On May - 27 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1595 Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer on this day in history.
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on this day in history.
1626 William II, prince of Orange/stadholder on this day in history.
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on May - 27.
1638 On May - 27 nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
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 Elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans on this day in history.
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on May - 27.
1660 On this day in history denmark & Sweden sign ceasefire
1661 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on this day in history.
1679 Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK on this day in history.
1689 On May - 27 anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
1690 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63 on May - 27.
1703 On this day in history st Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Peter the Great