On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1498

Historical Events

Historic Event

Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà sculpture by French Cardinal Jean de Bilhères

1498 Highlights

About August 26, 1498

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 523 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo