1524 in History
March 19 Giovanni de Varrazano of France sights land around area of Carolinas
April 17 Giovanni Verrazano, a florentine navigator, discovers New York Bay
April 19 Pope Clemens VII fires Netherlands inquisitor-general French Van de Holly
April 24 Duke of Bourbon drives Admiral Bonnivet out of Milan
May 20 Duke of Albany leaves Scotland
June 27 Earl Henry III of Nassau weds Mencia de Medoza, 16-years old marquess
June 28 Duke van Bourbon occupies Province
July 15 Emperor Karel I bans German national synode
July 19 Boer War begins in Germany's Black Forest
July 26 James I (12) becomes king of Scotland
August 19 Emperor Charles V's troops besieges Marseille
September 29 Emperor Charles V's troops give siege of Marseille
October 26 Spanish troops give Milan to France
November 14 Pizarro's begins 1st great expedition, near Colombia
December 12 Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome