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Historical Events In 1521

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Aug 13   In the year 1521 cortes destroys the capital of the Aztec Empire  

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

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

Aug 27   In the year 1521 josquin Des Prez, composer, dies  

Aug 28   Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade in the year 1521.  

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 in the year 1521.  

Oct 11   Pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith" in the year 1521.  

Oct 24   Robert Fayrfax, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1521 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   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   In the year 1521 birth of francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)  

May 08   Peter Canisius, [Pieter de Hondt/Kanijs], jesuit/saint was born in the year 1521.  

Aug 04   In the year 1521 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   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   Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491) died in the year 1521.  

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

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

May 10   In the year 1521 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   Willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62 in the year 1521.  

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

Jul 15   In the year 1521 death of juan Ponce de León, Spanish Explorer (b. 1458)  

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