What Happened In History Year 1519

Historical Events for the Year 1519

  • 4th March » Hernán Cortés arrives in Mexico in search of the Aztec civilization and its wealth.
  • 22nd April » Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés establishes a settlement at Veracruz, Veracruz called Veracruz, Mexico.
  • 28th June » Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor named Charles V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 10th July » Zhu Chenhao declares the Ming Dynasty emperor Zhengde Emperor known as Zhengde a usurper, beginning the Prince of Ning rebellion, and leads his army north in an attempt to capture Nanjing.
  • 15th August » Panama City, Panama, is founded.
  • 20th August » Philosopher and general Wang Yangming defeats Zhu Chenhao, ending the Prince of Ning rebellion against the reign of the Ming Dynasty emperor Zhengde Emperor or Zhengde.
  • 20th September » Ferdinand Magellan sets sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda with about 270 men on his expedition to circumnavigate the globe.
  • 8th November » Hernán Cortés enters Tenochtitlán and Aztec ruler Moctezuma II known as Moctezuma welcomes him with a great celebration.

Famous Birthdays in 1519

  • 5th February » René of Châlon, (d. 1544)
  • 16th February » Gaspard II de Coligny, French admiral (d. 1572)
  • 17th February » Francis, Duke of Guise (d. 1563)
  • 31st March » Henry II of France (d. 1559)
  • 27th May » Girolamo Mei, Italian historian and theorist (d. 1594)
  • 15th June » Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1536)
  • 24th June » Theodore Beza, French theologian and scholar (d. 1605)

Famous Deaths in History for 1519

  • 12th January » Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1459)
  • 21st January » Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)
  • 2nd May » Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, and architect (b. 1452)
  • 11th August » Johann Tetzel, German preacher (b. 1465)
  • 23rd August » Philibert Berthelier (Geneva patriot) named Philibert Berthelier, Swiss soldier (b. 1465)
  • 10th September » John Colet, English theologian and scholar (b. 1467)

Historical events for the year 1519 by month