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 This day in History - March 27
430 Historic Events for March 27
922

Al-Hallaj al-Mughith-al-Hsayn Mansur, Persian mystic, beheaded at 64

Death
965

Arnulf I, the Elder/the Great, count of Flanders (918-65), dies

Death
1211

Sancho I, King of Portugal (1185-1211), dies at 56

Death
1378

Gregory XI, [Pierre R the Beaufort], last French Pope (1370-78), dies

Death
1416

Antonio Squarcialupi, composer

Birth
1472

Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator, dies at 37

Death
1482

Maria, duchess of Burgundy/countess of Holland, dies at 25

Death
1513

Spaniard Juan Ponce de Leon discovers Florida

Event
1554

Everhardus van Bronchorst, Dutch lawyer

Birth
1599

Robert Devereux becomes lt-general of Ireland

Event
1625

James I Stuart, king of Scotland (1567)/England (1603-25), dies at 58

Death
1625

Charles I, King Of England, Scotland and Ireland, ascends English throne

Event
1665

Benjamin Neukirch, German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau)

Birth
1668

Clemens Thieme, composer, dies at 36

Death
1668

English king Charles II gives Bombay to East India Company

Event
1679

Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38

Death
1701

Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, count of Tourville/Fr admiral, dies at 58

Death
1702

Johann Ernst Eberlin, composer

Birth
1708

English pretender to the throne James III flees to Dunkerk

Event
1709

Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded)

Event
1710

Joseph Marie Clement dall' Abaco, composer

Birth
1713

Spain losses Menorca and Gibraltar

Event
1714

Anton Ulrich, German duke of Brunswick/poet, dies at 80

Death
1721

France and Spain sign Treaty of Madrid

Event
1746

Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney/father of emperor Napoleon

Birth