On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1591

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Scottish schoolmaster Dr. John Fian burned for witchcraft at Castle Hill, Edinburgh by order King James VI. Part of the Berwick witch trials.

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI

1591 Highlights

About January 27, 1591

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 430 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius