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Events in History

  • Jan 10 Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek & Latin finished

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Jan 14 Pope Leo X issues a papal bull against slavery.

Pope Leo X
Pope
Leo X

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Apr 26 Copernicus makes his 1st observations of Saturn

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
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Nicolaus Copernicus
  • May 15 Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo's Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version of that work.
  • Aug 23 Battle of Chaldiran ended with a decisive victory for the Sultan Selim I, Ottoman Empire, over the Shah Ismail I, Safavids founder.
  • Sep 8 Battle of Orsha: Polish/Lithuania army defeat the Russian army
  • Sep 15 Thomas Wolsey appointed Archbishop of York

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 22 Tahmasp I, shah of Persia (1524-76)/author (Tazkire-i Shah)
  • Mar 8 Amago Haruhisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1562)
  • May 3 Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], primate of Portugal
  • Jun 16 John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)
  • Jul 28 Maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland
  • Dec 31 Andreas Vesalius, anatomist (Fabrica), born in Brussels, Belgium

Weddings in History

  • Oct 9 King Louis XII of France marries Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII (sister of Henry VIII)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 2 William Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)
  • Jan 9 Anna, Duchess of Brittany, queen of Charles VIII of France (b. 1477)
  • Mar 11 Donato Bramante, Italian architect (b. 1444)
  • Jun 25 Berta Jacobsdr, [Suster Bertken], Dutch hermit, dies at 87
  • Nov 28 Hartmann Skull, German physician/historian (Skull's Liederbuch), dies
  • Dec 4 Richard Hunne, English "heretic", commits suicide(?)