On This Day

What Happened in December 1524

Historical Events

  • Dec 12 Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 10 Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death
  • Dec 11 Henry Van Zutphen, Dutch protestant martyr, burned at stake
  • Dec 20 Thomas Linacre, English scholar and physician

Vasco da Gama

Dec 24 Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer and viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55