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What Happened on April 27, 1521

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFerdinand 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? 499 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus