On This Day

What Happened in May 1522

Historical Events


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May 25 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V returns to Spain

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V
  • May 30 French troops driven out of Genoa

Famous Birthdays

  • May 24 John Jewel, English bishop, born in Buden, Devon, England (d. 1571)