On This Day

What Happened in June 1527

Historical Events

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jun 7 Pope Clement VII surrenders to Emperor Charles V's armies

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 24 Paracelsus publicly burns standard medical textbooks in Basle as a protest against the current teaching and practice of medicine

Physician and Alchemist Paracelsus
Physician and Alchemist
  • Jun 24 Gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking Catholic possessions

Famous Deaths

Person of interestNiccolo Machiavelli

Jun 21 Niccolo Machiavelli, Florentine statesman/author, dies at 57

Humanist philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli
Humanist philosopher
Niccolo Machiavelli