On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1522

Historical Events

DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Spanish navigator Juan de Elcano returns to Spain, completing 1st circumnavigation of the globe (expedition began under Ferdinand Magellan)

1522 Highlights

About September 8, 1522

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 498 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo