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 This day in History - May 27
424 Historic Events for May 27
866

Ordo¤o I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies

Death
927

Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)

Death
1039

Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies

Death
1178

Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies

Death
1281

Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge

Event
1328

French king Philip VI Valois crowned

Event
1332

Ibn Khaldun, Tunis, Arab historian/sociologist (Muqaddimah)

Birth
1508

Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55

Death
1525

Thomas Mnzer, German vicar/boer leader, executed

Death
1529

30 Jews of Posing Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake

Event
1541

Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded

Death
1549

Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns

Death
1564

Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54

Death
1569

Fran‡ois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies

Death
1576

Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44

Death
1580

Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies

Death
1595

Benedictus Carpzovius, [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer

Birth
1596

Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies

Death
1626

William II, prince of Orange/stadholder

Birth
1627

Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73

Death
1638

Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71

Death
1647

Achsah Young, 1st woman known to be a witch, executed in Salem Mass

Death
1652

Elisabeth C "Liselotte" van de Palts, German/French duchess of Orleans

Birth
1652

Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39

Death
1660

Denmark and Sweden sign ceasefire

Event