On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1522

Historical Events

Historic Event

Suleiman the Magnificent accepts surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle in Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta.

1522 Highlights

About December 20, 1522

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 499 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius