1410 On April - 27 birth of john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia
1495 Suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566) was born on this day in history.
1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer was born on this day in history.
1650 Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714) was born on April - 27.
1701 Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia was born on this day in history.
1707 John Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens was born on this day in history.
1718 On April - 27 birth of thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790)
1724 On this day in history birth of ferdinand Philipp Joseph Lobkowitz, composer
0630 Death of King Ardashir III of Persia on this day in history.
1076 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies on April - 27.
1124 On this day in history alexander I, king of Scotland (1107-24), dies
1404 Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1521 On April - 27 death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50
1599 Death of Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538) on this day in history.
1605 Leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69 on April - 27.
1613 Death of Robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532) on this day in history.