On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1553

Historical Events

  • Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside Geneva

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Servetus, Spanish theologian physician, burnt at stake for heresy at Champel near Geneva
1553 Highlights

About October 27, 1553

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 468 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio