On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1709

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Peter the Great of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great
King of Sweden Charles XII
King of Sweden
Charles XII

1709 Highlights

About June 27, 1709

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 311 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer