On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1591

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1591 Highlights

About January 27, 1591

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 431 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius