In history, year 1520 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1520.
Top Historical Events of the Year 1520 ⚡:
|Date/Month||Event / Incidence / Incident|
|16 april||Citizens of Toledo, Castile, who were opposed to the rule of the foreign-born Charles V, rose up in revolt when the royal government attempt to unseat radical city councilors.|
|15 june||Pope Leo X issued the papal bull Exsurge Domine to censurepropositions from Martin Luther's 95 theses and threaten him withexcommunication.|
|21 october||The islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon were discovered by Portuguese explorer João ÁlvaresFagundes near Canada, who named them 'Islands of the 11,000 Virgins'.|
|06 June||France and England signed the Treaty of Scotland.|
|28 November||Ferdinand Magellan began crossing the Pacific Ocean.|
Famous birthdays in the year 1520:
|Date/Month||Name / Profession / Country|
|03 March||Matthias Flacius / Theologian / Croatia|
|05 October||Alessandro Farnese / Diplomat / Italy|
|06 December||Barbara Radziwiłł / Queen Of / Poland|
|22 February||Moses Isserles / Rabbi / Poland|
|30 January||William More / Courtier / United Kingdom|
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