What Happened in 1502

  • W 1
  • T 2
  • F 3
  • S 4
  • S 5
  • M 6
  • T 7
  • W 8
  • T 9
  • F 10
  • S 11
  • S 12
  • M 13
  • T 14
  • W 15
  • T 16
  • F 17
  • S 18
  • S 19
  • M 20
  • T 21
  • W 22
  • T 23
  • F 24
  • S 25
  • S 26
  • M 27
  • T 28
  • W 29
  • T 30

Significant Events

  • Mar 11 Ismail I, founder of the Safavid dynasty, crowned Shah of Persia (rules till 1524)
More Historical Events

Famous People in 1502

Famous People Born in 1502

  • Jan 7 Gregory XIII [Ugo Boncompagni], Bologna, Papal States, Italian pope (1572-85), introduced Gregorian calendar in 1582
  • Jan 10 Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)
  • Feb 2 Damião de Góis, Portuguese philosopher (d. 1574)
  • Mar 20 Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (d. 1575)
  • Apr 25 Georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)
More Famous Birthdays

Famous Weddings

  • Aug 8 Jacobus IV of Scotland marries Margaretha Tudor

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 1 Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies
  • Apr 2 Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies
  • Apr 15 Jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
  • May 6 James Tyrrell, alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower (executed)
  • Dec 23 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57