On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1527

Historical Events

  • Gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking Catholic possessions

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
Paracelsus

1527 Highlights

About June 24, 1527

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 493 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer