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Historical Events In 1521

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Aug 13   Cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs on this day in history.  

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

Aug 27   Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies in the year 1521.  

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

Aug 29   On this day in history the Ottoman Turks capture Nándorfehérvár, now known as Belgrade.  

Sep 28   In the year 1521 turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade  

Sep 29   On this day in history turkish troops occupy Belgrade  

Oct 11   In the year 1521 pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"  

Oct 24   Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1521.  

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   On this day in history manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52  

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

Dec 27   "Zwickauer profeten" appear in Wittenberg on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1521

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 21   Mauritius, duke/nice monarch of Saksen (1547-53) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Maurice, Elector of Saxony (d. 1553) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac) was born in the year 1521.  

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   In the year 1521 birth of takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)  

Dec 13   In the year 1521 birth of sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50 died in the year 1521.  

May 10   On this day in history death of sebastian Brant, Alsatian humanist (b. 1457)  

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

May 28   In the year 1521 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   In the year 1521 death of juan Ponce de León, Spanish Explorer (b. 1458)  

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