On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1524

Historical Events


DiscoveryVoyage of Discovery

Beginning of Giovanni da Verrazzano's voyage to find a passage to China


1524 Highlights

About January 17, 1524

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 496 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn