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 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