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Historical Events In 1521

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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

Aug 13   Spanish conquerors Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) from Aztecs in the year 1521.  

Aug 19   On this day in history lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  

Aug 27   Josquin Des Prez, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 29   Turkish troops occupy Belgrade on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith" on this day in history.  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history emperor Charles V bans wooden buildings in Amsterdam  

Nov 19   Battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V's/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France & occupy Milan in the year 1521.  

Nov 20   On this day in history arabs attribute shortage of water in Jerusalem to Jews making wine  

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

Dec 13   Manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 27   "Zwickauer profeten" appear in Wittenberg in the year 1521.  

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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 in the year 1521.  

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

May 08   Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1521 birth of lodovico Guicciardini, Italian historian (Descrittione di Tutti)  

Dec 01   Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573) was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1521

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Apr 20   On this day in history death of zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)  

Apr 22   In the year 1521 death of juan de Padilla, Spanish nobleman/communero-rebel, beheaded  

Apr 27   On this day in history death of ferdinand Magellan, world traveler, killed by Filipino natives at 50  

May 10   Sebastian Brant, Alsatian humanist (b. 1457) died on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1521 death of edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478)  

May 28   Willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history death of tamás Bakócz. Hungarian Catholic cardinal and statesman (b. 1442)  

Jul 15   Juan Ponce de León, Spanish Explorer (b. 1458) died in the year 1521.  

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