On This Day

Historical Events in July 1534

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jul 4 Christian III is elected King of Denmark and Norway in the town of Rye

King of Denmark and Norway Christian III
King of Denmark and Norway
Christian III
  • Jul 7 European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick

DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Jul 24 Jacques Cartier lands in Canada, claims it for France

French Explorer Jacques Cartier
French Explorer
Jacques Cartier