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 This day in History - December 27
319 Historic Events for December 27
418

[Etalius] begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
418

Zosimus, Greek Pope (417-8), dies

Death
537

St Sofia-church in Constantinople, initiated

Event
975

Balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies

Death
1065

Ferdinand I, the Great, king of Castili‰, dies

Death
1437

Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Bohemia

Event
1503

Battle at Garigliano] Spanish army under G C¢rdoba beats France

Event
1521

"Zwickauer profeten" appear in Wittenberg

Event
1555

Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist

Birth
1571

Johann Kepler, Wrttemberg Germany, astronomer (elliptical orbits)

Birth
1590

Emmanuel-Philibert of Lalaing, marquis of Renty, dies at 33

Death
1595

Pietro Pontio, composer, dies at 63

Death
1603

Thomas Cartwright, English Presbyterian publicist, dies at about 68

Death
1631

John Pijnas, Dutch painter, buried at about 47

Death
1641

Fran‡ois van d'Aerssen, ruler of Sommelsdijk/diplomat, dies at 69

Death
1645

Giovanni Adb Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized

Birth
1654

Jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician

Birth
1679

Dutch troops capture Madurees prince Trunudjojo in Java

Event
1703

England and Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement

Event
1709

Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague)

Birth
1721

Franciscus "French" Hemsterhuis, Frisian philosopher

Birth
1741

Prussian forces took Olmutz, Czechoslovakia

Event
1748

William Marshall, composer

Birth
1752

Johann Georg Anton Mederitsch-Gallus, composer

Birth
1755

Antons Klemens Theodor, king of Saksen (1827-36)

Birth