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< MDXXIV = 1524 >

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Events in 1524

1 March: Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, sailing for France, makes landfall after crossing the Atlantic at Cape Fear in modern North Carolina.
27 March: The resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated on Easter Sunday following the first full moon following the spring equinox since the Council of Nicaea in 325.
29 March: Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.
15 May: Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.
3 July: The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 930 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.
2 Augustus: Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.
17 September: Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.
9 October: Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.
24 December: Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer, dies in Kochi, India at age 64.

People in 1524

Cuauhtémoc, Clement VII, Hans Holbein the Younger, Desiderius Erasmus, Nicolò Machiavelli, Albrecht Dürer, Nicolaus Copernicus, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Thomas More, Martin Luther, Huldrych Zwingli, Henry VIII, Melanchthon, Charles V, Nostradamus, Francis Xavier, Alva, Andrea Palladio, John Calvin, Giorgio Vasari, Gerardus Mercator, Vesalius, Mary I, Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Tintoretto, Gaspard de Coligny and Takeda Shingen celebrated their birthday this year.

Presenting 1524

The year 1524 was a leap year starting on a Friday, just like 1440, 1468 and 1496 in the century before it and 1552, 1580, 1588 and 1616 in the next.

The coloured days highlight birthscake, deathsdagger, politicalcrown, scientificpaperclip, artisticpaperclip and otherasterisk historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and holidaysanchor. The newnew moon, waxingwaxing moon, fullfull moon and waningwaning moon icons indicate the phases of the moon and appear only for dates in the Gregorian calendar, i.e. after 14 October 1582. The Chinese calendar is available only from 1645 to 2644, the first millenium since the last reform. The coloured columns mark the Sundays, the last day of the week per standard ISO-8601.

Calculating time

The normal calendar page for the current /year?2017 contains an introduction to the intriguing history of the year as we know it. The Calendar Converter has more detail. The so called Perpetual Calendar uses a trick from before the age of computers to find the weekday for any Gregorian date. Also see an overview of all historical events in the last six thousand years.

URL: < http://4umi.com/year?1524 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 23 April 2017.
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