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1520 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
29
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

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1520 Historical Event(s)

•  January 18, 1520 – King Christian II of Denmark and Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Åsunden.
•  January 19, 1520 – Sten Sture the Younger, the Regent of Sweden, is mortally wounded at the Battle of Bogesund.
•  June 15, 1520 – Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther in papal bull Exsurge Domine.
•  October 21, 1520 – Ferdinand Magellan discovers a strait now known as Strait of Magellan.
•  November 8, 1520 – Stockholm Bloodbath begins: A successful invasion of Sweden by Danish forces results in the execution of around 100 people.
•  November 9, 1520 – More than 50 people are sentenced and executed in the Stockholm Bloodbath
•  November 10, 1520 – Danish King Christian II executes dozens of people in the Stockholm Bloodbath after a successful invasion of Sweden.
•  November 28, 1520 – After navigating through a strait at the southern end of South America, three ships under the command of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan reach the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first Europeans to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific.
•  December 10, 1520 – Martin Luther burns his copy of the papal bull Exsurge Domine outside Wittenberg’s Elster Gate.

Who Were Born On 1520?

•  March 3, 1520 – Matthias Flacius, Croatian Protestant reformer (d. 1575)
•  August 10, 1520 – Madeleine of Valois, French-born Queen consort of the Scots, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)
•  October 5, 1520 – Alessandro Farnese, Italian cardinal (d. 1589)