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1522Spanish navigator Juan de Elcano returns to Spain, completing 1st circumnavigation of the globe (expedition began under Ferdinand Magellan)

1522 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 9
Adriaan F Boeyens elected only Dutch pope (Adrian VI) 
Jan 21
Head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope 
Jan 30
Duke of Albany takes captured French back to Scotland 
Feb 7
Treaty of Brussels: Habsburgers split into Spanish/Austrian Branches 
Mar 9
-16] Marten Luther begins preaching his Invocavit Sermons in German city of Wittenberg 
Apr 27
Battle at Bicacca: Charles I & Pope Adrianus VI beat France 
Apr 29
Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands 
May 25
Emperor Karel I returns to Spain 
May 30
French troops driven out of Genoa 
Jun 24
Battle of La Bicocca: a combined French and Venetian was decisively defeated by a Spanish-Imperial and Papal army 
Jun 24
Portuguese Antonio de Brita signs treaty island of Ternate Molukkas 
Jul 13
Hunger appeal by women of Utrecht 
Aug 11
Uprising of adel/burgerij in Austria fails 
Sep 6
Ferdinand Magellen's Spanish expedition aboard the Vitoria returns to Spain without their captain. First to circumnaigate the earth 
Sep 8
Spanish navigator Juan de Elcano returns to Spain, completing 1st circumnavigation of the globe (expedition began under Ferdinand Magellan
Oct 15
Emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico 
Dec 20
Suleiman the Magnificent accepts the surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle on Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta. 
Dec 25
Turkish troops occupy Rhodos 
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