In history, year 1521 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 1521.
Top Historical Events of the Year 1521 ⚡:
|Date/Month||Event / Incidence / Incident|
|27 april||Filipino natives led by chieftain Lapu-Lapu killed Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and more than forty Spanish soldiers at the Battle of Mactan.|
|17 may||English nobleman Edward Stafford, whose father had beenbeheaded for rebelling against King Richard III, was himself executedfor treason against King Henry VIII.|
|13 august||After an extended siege, forces led by Spanish conquistadorHernán Cortés captured Tlatoani Cuauhtémoc and conquered the Azteccapital of Tenochtitlan.|
|11 October||Pope Leo Dassam named King Henry VIII of England as the \ 'defender of the faith \'.|
|28 August||The troops of Sultan Suleiman I of Turkey occupied Belgrade.|
Famous birthdays in the year 1521:
|Date/Month||Name / Profession / Country|
|01 December||Takeda Shingen / Daimyo / Japan|
|05 April||Francesco Laparelli / Architect / Italy|
|08 May||Peter Canisius / Saint / Netherlands|
|13 September||William Cecil / Politician / United Kingdom|
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