1410 On April - 27 birth of john Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland/Zealand/West Frisia
1495 On April - 27 birth of suleiman the Magnificent, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1566)
1623 Johann Adam Reincken, composer was born on April - 27.
1650 Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.
1701 Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia was born on this day in history.
1707 On this day in history birth of john Burman, Dutch botanist/director botanical gardens
1718 Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790) was born on April - 27.
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 On this day in history willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies
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 April - 27.
1521 Death of Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 on this day in history.
1599 On this day in history death of maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (b. 1538)
1605 On April - 27 leo XI, [Alessandro O de' Medici], Italian Pope (1605), dies at 69
1613 On this day in history death of robert Abercromby, Scottish Jesuit (b. 1532)