On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1498

Famous Deaths

  • Girolamo Savonarola, Italian Dominican friar who helped expel Medici from Florence and preached against papal corruption, hanged at 45
1498 Highlights

About May 23, 1498

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 524 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini