1520 in science
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- November 1–28 – Ferdinand Magellan's fleet makes the first passage of the Strait of Magellan and he names the Pacific Ocean.
- 'Denis Zachaire', French alchemist (died 1556)
- approx. date – Vincenzo Galilei, Italian scientist and musician (died 1591)
- "Ferdinand Magellan", Catholic Encyclopedia, New Advent, retrieved 2007-01-14