On This Day

What Happened in October 1483

Historical Events

  • Oct 13 Rabbi Issac Abarbanel starts his exegesis on Bible
  • Oct 17 Tomas de Torquemada appointed inquisitor-general of Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 16 Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)
  • Oct 26 Hans Buchner, German composer, born in Ravensburg (d. 1538)