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Historical Events In 1521

Friday, 22 March 2019

Aug 13   Cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire in the year 1521.  

Aug 13   On this day in history spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs  

Aug 19   Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) in the year 1521.  

Aug 27   On this day in history josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

Aug 28   Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1521 the Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade.  

Sep 28   On this day in history turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade  

Sep 29   In the year 1521 turkish troops occupy Belgrade  

Oct 11   On this day in history pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"  

Oct 24   On this day in history robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57  

Oct 25   Emperor Charles V bans wooden buildings in Amsterdam in the year 1521.  

Nov 19   On this day in history battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V's/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France & occupy Milan  

Nov 20   Arabs attribute shortage of water in Jerusalem to Jews making wine in the year 1521.  

Dec 01   On this day in history leo X, [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), dies at 45  

Dec 13   In the year 1521 manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52  

Dec 13   On this day in history sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)  

Dec 27   On this day in history "Zwickauer profeten" appear in Wittenberg  

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Famous Birthdays In 1521

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of mauritius, duke/nice monarch of Saksen (1547-53)  

Mar 21   Maurice, Elector of Saxony (d. 1553) was born in the year 1521.  

Apr 18   On this day in history birth of francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)  

May 08   In the year 1521 birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

Aug 04   On this day in history birth of pope Urban VII (d. 1590)  

Aug 19   Lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti) was born on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

Dec 13   Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) was born in the year 1521.  

Famous Deaths In 1521

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Apr 20   Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) died in the year 1521.  

Apr 22   Juan de Padilla, Spanish nobleman/communero-rebel, beheaded died in the year 1521.  

Apr 27   Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 died on this day in history.  

May 10   Sebastian Brant, Alsatian humanist (b. 1457) died in the year 1521.  

May 17   Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478) died in the year 1521.  

May 28   On this day in history willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62  

Jun 15   Tamás Bakócz. Hungarian Catholic cardinal and statesman (b. 1442) died on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Juan Ponce de León, Spanish Explorer (b. 1458) died on this day in history.  

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