Events in History in 1524

Voyage of Discovery

Jan 17 Beginning of Giovanni da Verrazzano's voyage to find a passage to China

  • Mar 19 Giovanni de Varrazano, a Florentine explorer in the service of King Francis I of France, lands around area of Carolinas
  • Apr 17 Giovanni Verrazano, a Florentine navigator, discovers New York Bay
  • Apr 19 Pope Clemens VII fires Neth inquisitor-general French Van de Holly
  • Apr 24 Duke of Bourbon drives Admiral Bonnivet out of Milan
  • May 20 Duke of Albany leaves Scotland
  • Jun 28 Duke of Bourbon occupies Province
  • Jul 15 Emperor Charles I bans German national synode
  • Jul 19 Peasants' War begins in Germany's Black Forest

Historic Event

Jul 26 James V declared fit to govern by the Scottish Parliament at age 12

Historic Siege

Aug 19 Emperor Charles V's troops besiege Marseille, France

  • Oct 26 Spanish troops give Milan to France

Historic Expedition

Nov 14 Francisco Pizarro begins his 1st great expedition, near Colombia

Historic Event

Dec 12 Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome