On This Day

What Happened in February 1524

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 4 Luis de Camões, Portuguese poet (d. 1580)
  • Feb 10 Albrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (d. 1580)
  • Feb 15 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 20 Tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya