|Centuries:||15th century - 16th century - 17th century|
|Decades:|| 1490s 1500s 1510s - 1520s - 1530s 1540s 1550s
|Years:||1518 1519 1520 - 1521 - 1522 1523 1524|
|1521 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture – Art –|
|Literature – Music – Poetry – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
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Events of 1521[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem.
- January 22 - Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms.
- January 28 - Diet of Worms begins, lasting until May 25.
- March 6 - Ferdinand Magellan discovers Guam.
- March 16 - Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines.
- April 7 - Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Cebu.
- April 16 - 18 - Martin Luther is examined before Emperor Charles V and the German Diet of Worms.
- April 26 - Martin Luther leaves Worms and disappears for a year - he is rumored to be murdered but really is in hiding.
- April 27 - Magellan killed in the Philippines.
- May - Outbreak of war between Emperor Charles and the King of France.
- May 17 - Edward Stafford, is executed for treason.
- May 20 - Battle of Pampeluna.
- May 25 - The Diet of Worms ends when Charles V issues the Edict of Worms, declaring Martin Luther an outlaw.
- June 29 or June 30 - the first document fully written in Romanian: the letter of Neacşu, a trader from Câmpulung, to Johannes Benkner, the mayor of Braşov, warning that the Ottoman Empire was preparing its troops to cross into Wallachia and Transylvania; the script used was Romanian Cyrillic.
- June 30 - Battle of Esquiroz: French forces under Henri d'Albret, exiled King of Navarre, are defeated by the Spanish and forced to abandon their attempt to recover Henri's kingdom.
July - December[edit | edit source]
- August 8 - Hernán Cortés and allied local Indians defeat Aztec forces of Cuauhtémoc, the last Aztec Emperor, in the Battle of Tenochtitlan.
- August 13 - Emperor Cuauhtémoc surrenders to Hernán Cortés.
- August 23 - Christian II of Denmark is deposed as king of Sweden and Gustav Vasa is elected regent.
- August 29 - Capture of Belgrade by the Ottoman army of Suleiman I.
- November 23 - Spanish-German-Papal forces under Prosper Colonna force French Marshal Odet de Lautrec to abandon Milan.
Undated[edit | edit source]
- Berengairo da Garbi notices the appendix.
- Neacşu's Letter, the oldest surviving Romanian document, was written.
- San Juan Bautista is founded in the Puerto Rican archipelago.
- Capture of Rjasan through Moscow
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1521 |
|Ab urbe condita||2274|
|Armenian calendar||970 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-323 – -322|
|Coptic calendar||1237 – 1238|
|Ethiopian calendar||1513 – 1514|
|Hebrew calendar||5281 – 5282|
|- Vikram Samvat||1576 – 1577|
|- Shaka Samvat||1443 – 1444|
|- Kali Yuga||4622 – 4623|
|Iranian calendar||899 – 900|
|Islamic calendar||927 – 928|
— changed to —Daiei 1
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2181|
|Thai solar calendar||2064|
- March 21 - Maurice (d. 1553)
- May 8 - Petrus Canisius, Dutch Jesuit (d. 1597)
- August 4 - Pope Urban VII (d. 1590)
- October 9 - Ottavio Farnese (d. 1586)
- December 1 - Takeda Shingen, Japanese warlord (d. 1573)
- December 13 - Pope Sixtus V (d. 1590)
- date unknown
- See also 1521 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- April 20 - Zhengde Emperor of China (b. 1491)
- April 27 - Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer (born c1480)
- May 10 - Sebastian Brant, German humanist and satirist (b. 1457)
- May 17 - Edward Stafford (executed) (born 1478)
- June 15 - Tamás Bakócz, Hungarian Catholic cardinal and statesman (b. 1442)
- June 21 - Leonardo Loredan, Doge of Venice (b. 1436)
- July - Juan Ponce de León, Spanish conquistador (b. 1460)
- August 27 - Josquin Des Prez, Flemish composer (born c1450)
- December 1 - Pope Leo X (born 1475)
- December 13 - King Manuel I of Portugal (b. 1469)
- date unknown
- See also 1521 deaths.
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