On This Day

What Happened in July 1521

Historical Events

  • Jul 25 About 300 heretics burned in Vrijdagmarkt Gent

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJuan Ponce de León

Jul 15 Juan Ponce de León, Spanish explorer and conquistador who searched for the fountain of youth and the first European to discover Florida, dies at 61

Explorer and Conquistador Juan Ponce de León
Explorer and Conquistador
Juan Ponce de León