Eishô 18 (永正十八年) / Daiei 1 (大永元年)
Timeline of 1521
- 1521/2 Nagao Tamekage bans Ikko shu in Echigo.
- 1521/9/17 Uragami Muramune forces his master Akamatsu Yoshimura commit suicide.
- 1521/11/23 Imagawa Ujichika of Suruga invades Kai, defeated by Takeda Nobutora at Kamijo.
Other Events of 1521
- Conquistador Hernan Cortes seizes control of Aztec lands, claiming them as part of New Spain (Nueva España).
- Môri Motonari allies with the Amako.
- Miyoshi Motonaga establishes the Mandokoro, the Miyoshi clan headquarters in Sakai (Settsu); The Miyoshi increasingly distance them selves from the Hosokawa clan.
Births and Deaths
- Imagawa Ujitoyo is born.
- Ferdinand Magellan is killed in the Philippines.
- The Zhengde Emperor dies without an heir.