On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1524

Famous Deaths

Vasco da Gama

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

1524 Highlights

About December 24, 1524

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 497 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn