1521 in History – What happened in year 1521


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.

Know what happened in 1521:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
13 AugustAfter an extended siege, forces led by Spanish conquistadorHernán Cortés captured Tlatoani Cuauhtémoc and conquered the Azteccapital of Tenochtitlan.
13 AugustAfter an extended siege, forces led by Spanish conquistadorHernán Cortés captured Tlatoani Cuauhtémoc and conquered the Azteccapital of Tenochtitlan.
17 MayEnglish nobleman Edward Stafford, whose father had beenbeheaded for rebelling against King Richard III, was himself executedfor treason against King Henry VIII.
27 AprilFilipino natives led by chieftain Lapu-Lapu (statue pictured)killed Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and more than fortySpanish soldiers at the Battle of Mactan.
27 AprilFilipino natives led by chieftain Lapu-Lapu killed Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and more than forty Spanish soldiers at the Battle of Mactan.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1521:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 DecemberTakeda Shingen / Daimyo / Japan
05 AprilFrancesco Laparelli / Architect / Italy
08 MayPeter Canisius / Saint / Netherlands
13 SeptemberWilliam Cecil / Politician / United Kingdom

More years: 1501 | 1511 | 1521 | 1531 | 1541 | 1551 | 1561 | 1571 | 1581 | 1591 || 1521 | 1621 | 1721 | 1821 | 1921

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