On This Day

What Happened in 1524

Historical Events in 1524

  • Jan 17 Beginning of Giovanni da Verrazzano's voyage to find a passage to China
  • Mar 19 Giovanni de Varrazano, a Florentine explorer in the service of King Francis I of France, lands around area of Carolinas
  • Apr 17 Giovanni Verrazano, a Florentine navigator, discovers New York Bay
  • Apr 19 Pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly
  • Apr 24 Duke of Bourbon drives Admiral Bonnivet out of Milan
  • May 20 Duke of Albany leaves Scotland
  • Jun 28 Duke of Bourbon occupies Province
  • Jul 15 Emperor Charles I bans German national synode
  • Jul 19 Peasants' War begins in Germany's Black Forest
  • Jul 26 James V declared fit to govern by the Scottish Parliament

More Historical Events

Famous People in 1524

World Leaders in 1524

Famous Weddings in 1524

  • Jun 27 Earl Henry III of Nassau weds Mencia de Medoza, 16-years old marquess