On This Day

On This Day in History for May 27

Events in History

  • 927 Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia
  • 1120 Richard III of Capua is anointed as prince two weeks before his untimely death
  • 1199 John crowned King of England after the death of his brother Richard I
  • 1281 Flemish Earl Gwijde Dampierre takes financial responsibility of Brugge
  • 1529 30 Jews of Posing, Hungary, charged with blood ritual, burned at stake
  • 1644 Battle of Shanhai Pass: Li Zicheng's army defeated by combined Ming and Manchu force
  • 1660 Denmark & Sweden sign The Treaty Of Copenhagen, ends Second Northern War
  • 1679 Habeas Corpus Act passes in England, strengthening a person's right to challenge unlawful arrest and imprisonment
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