On This Day in History for September 27

Events in History

  • 70 Walls of upper city of Jerusalem battered down by Roman army
  • 1066 William the Conqueror's troops set sail from Normandy to conquer England
  • 1290 Earthquake in the Gulf of Chihli (Bohai Sea) near China, reportedly kills 100,000 people
  • 1312 Duke of Brabant John II signs the Charter of Kortenberg creating a Parliament of Kortenberg (The Lords of Kortenberg)
  • 1331 Battle of Płowce: Kingdom of Poland defeats the Teutonic Order in a strategic victory
  • 1540 Pope Paul III officially recognizes the Society of Jesus (Jesuit) co-founded by Ignatius of Loyola as a religious order of the Catholic church
  • 1590 Pope Urban VII dies 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest papacy in history
  • 1605 The armies of Sweden are utterly defeated by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Battle of Kircholm.
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