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What Happened on April 27, 1521

Famous Deaths

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer, killed by Filipino natives at 50 while on voyage to circumnavigate the world

1521 Highlights

About April 27, 1521

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 501 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus