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What Happened on August 26, 1498

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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.

Sculptor and Painter Michelangelo
Sculptor and Painter
Michelangelo

1498 Highlights

About August 26, 1498

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 522 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo