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 This day in History - June 27
381 Historic Events for June 27
444

Cyrillus van Alexandria, patriarch of Alexandria, dies

Death
678

St Agatho begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
1137

Guigo de Castro, [Venerabilis], 5th prior of Grande Chartreuse, dies

Death
1296

Floris V, count of Holland and Zeeland, dies

Death
1458

Alfonso V, King of Aragon/Sicily/Naples (Alfonso I), dies

Death
1462

Louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515)

Birth
1524

Earl Henry III of Nassau weds Mencia de Medoza, 16-years old marquess

Event
1542

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain

Event
1543

Agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Ital monk (De golden ezel), dies

Death
1550

Charles IX, King of France (1560-74)

Birth
1580

Duke van Alva's army occupies Portugal

Event
1615

Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter

Birth
1638

Lukaris Cyrillus, patriarch of Alexandria/Constantinople, dies

Death
1641

Michiel Jansz of Mierevelt, royal painter, dies at 74

Death
1652

New Amsterdam (now NYC) passes 1st speed limit law in US

Event
1654

Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg), dies at 67

Death
1679

Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68

Death
1693

1st woman's magazine "Ladies' Mercury" published (London)

Event
1693

1st sea battle of Lagos: England and Holland vs France

Event
1697

Polish parliament selects monarch August van Saksen as king

Event
1718

Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer

Birth
1743

English defeat French at Dettingen

Event
1745

Johann Nepomuk Went, composer

Birth
1756

French fleet conquer St Philips Castle of Minorca

Event
1757

Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant, dies at 59

Death