This Day In History
This Day In History
Saturday, September 26, 2020


April 27, 1521

Explorer Ferdinand Magellan is...
Explorer Ferdinand Magellan is killed by natives in the Philippines led by chief Lapu-Lapu. The Battle of Mactan was fought in the Philippines on April 27, 1521. The warriors of Lapu-Lapu, a native chieftain of Mactan Island, defeated Spanish forces under the command of Ferdinand Magellan, who was killed in the battle.
battle, Mactan
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