What Happened In History Year 1524

Historical Events for the Year 1524

  • 17th January » Giovanni da Verrazzano sets sail westward from Madeira to find a sea route to the Pacific Ocean.
  • 17th April » Giovanni da Verrazzano reaches New York City known as New York harbor.
  • 28th August » The Kaqchikel people called Kaqchikel Maya civilization e.g Maya rebel against their former Spanish allies during the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
  • 27th October » Italian Wars: The French troops lay siege to Pavia.

Famous Birthdays in 1524

  • 10th February » Albrecht Giese, Polish-German politician (d. 1580)
  • 17th February » Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine (d. 1574)
  • 28th May » Selim II, Ottoman sultan (d. 1574)
  • 23rd August » François Hotman, French lawyer (d. 1590)
  • 7th September » Thomas Erastus, Swiss physician and theologian (d. 1583)
  • 11th September » Pierre de Ronsard, French poet (d. 1585)

Famous Deaths in History for 1524

  • 5th January » Marko Marulić, Croatian poet (b. 1450)
  • 30th April » Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, French soldier (b. 1473)
  • 21st May » Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, English soldier and politician, Lord High Treasurer (b. 1443)
  • 23rd May » Ismail I, Iran ruler (b. 1487)
  • 20th July » Claude of France (b. 1499)
  • 20th October » Thomas Linacre, English physician and scholar (b. 1460)
  • 24th December » Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer (b. 1469)

Historical events for the year 1524 by month