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Historical Events In 1521

Friday, 23 October 2020

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 29   On this day in history turkish troops occupy Belgrade  

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

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

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

Dec 01   In the year 1521 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   Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 08   On this day in history birth of peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint  

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

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

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

May 28   In the year 1521 willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62  

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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