Happy Birthday, Universe! According to Johannes Kepler, a German Lutheran mathematician, astronomer and astrologer, the universe was created on April 27, 4977 B.C. Anyone have a cake with room for 6,983 candles on it? By Brent Logan Engineer. Lawyer. WordPress geek. Longboarder. Blood donor. Photographer. More about Brent. View all of Brent Logan's posts.