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 This day in History - January 27
427 Historic Events for January 27
98

Marius Cocceius Nerva, emperor of Rome (96-98), dies at about 67

Death
672

St Vitalian ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
672

Vitalianus, pope (657-72)/saint, dies

Death
847

Sergius II ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
847

Sergius II, pope (844-47), dies

Death
1164

Abraham ibn Ezra, poet/philosopher, dies

Death
1302

Dante becomes a Florentine political exile

Event
1538

States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy

Event
1540

Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies

Death
1546

Joachim III Frederick, elector (Brandenburg)

Birth
1556

Willem of Orange becomes knight of Guilder Flies

Event
1556

Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)

Birth
1565

Robrecht de Berghes, prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64), dies

Death
1592

Pierre de La Barre, composer

Birth
1593

Vatican opens 7 year trial against scholar Giordano Bruno

Event
1612

Maarten van Valckenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 77

Death
1625

Adriaen Valerius, notary/Neth Gedenck-clanck, dies at about 49

Death
1629

Hieronymus Praetorius, composer, dies at 68

Death
1662

1st American lime kiln begins operation (Providence RI)

Event
1662

Richard Bentley, Oulton, scholar/controversialist

Birth
1669

Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter, dies at 87

Death
1671

Pirate Henry Morgen lands at Panama City

Event
1679

Jean-Fran‡ois de Troy, French painter

Birth
1699

William Temple, statesman, dies

Death
1701

Johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop)

Birth