On This Day in History for March 27

Events in History

  • 196 BC Ptolemy V ascends to the throne of Egypt.
  • 1003 Peace deal signed between Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor and the pagan Wends (Slavs)
  • 1309 Pope Clement V excommunicates Venice and all its population.
  • 1329 Pope John XXII issues his 'In Agro Dominico' condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical.
  • 1351 Battle of the Thirty: 30 English and 30 Breton knights and squires square off using swords, maces, lances and daggers - considered one of the most chivalrous battles in history
  • 1513 Spaniard Juan Ponce de León and his expedition first sight Florida
  • 1599 English nobleman Robert Devereux becomes Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
  • 1613 The first English child born in Canada at Cuper's Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy
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