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 This day in History - August 27
400 Historic Events for August 27
1208

Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies

Death
1232

Kioto Staatsraad accept Joei Legislation

Event
1471

George von Saksen-Meissen, German potester of Frisia

Birth
1521

Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies

Death
1522

Giovanni A Amadei/Amadeo, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at about 75

Death
1545

Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat

Birth
1549

Battle at Dussindale: John Dudley destroys English boer army

Event
1562

Hans Leo Hassler, composer

Birth
1569

Pope Pius names Cosimo I de' Medici, grand duke of Toscane

Event
1576

Titian, [Tiziano Vecelli], Italian painter, dies of plague

Death
1583

Simon Besler, composer

Birth
1585

Duke van Parma's troops occupy Antwerp

Event
1590

Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], Pope (1585-90), dies at 68

Death
1601

Olivier van Noort completes 1st Dutch exploration of new world

Event
1608

Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66

Death
1610

Polish King Wladyslaw crowned king of Russia

Event
1611

Tom s L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies

Death
1619

Monarch Frederik van Palts chosen king of Bohemia

Event
1626

Battle at Lutter: Catholic League beats Danish king Christian IV

Event
1628

Java sultan Agung van Mataram attacks Batavia

Event
1630

Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter

Birth
1634

Battle of Nordingen-Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, loses Duchy of Francomia

Event
1635

Lope Felix de Vega, playwright/poet (Angelica, Arcadia), dies at 72

Death
1650

Johann Samuel Welter, composer

Birth
1651

Jacob A Backer, painter, dies at about 43

Death