On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1511

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Afonso de Albuquerque of Portugal conquers Malacca, the capital of the Sultanate of Malacca.

Admiral and Duke of Goa Afonso de Albuquerque
Admiral and Duke of Goa
Afonso de Albuquerque

1511 Highlights

About August 24, 1511

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 509 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo