On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1507

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Portuguese admiral Afonso de Albuquerque captures the Persian fortress of Ormuz on Hormuz Island

Admiral and Duke of Goa Afonso de Albuquerque
Admiral and Duke of Goa
Afonso de Albuquerque

1507 Highlights

About October 27, 1507

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 513 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio