On This Day

What Happened in February 1500

Historical Events

  • Feb 17 Battle of Hemmingstedt - German peasant army repels ducal army of Schleswig and Holstein

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 22 Cardinal Rodolfo Pio da Carpi, Italian humanist (d. 1564)

Person of interestCharles V

Feb 24 Charles V, King of Spain (1516-56) and Holy Roman Emperor (1519-56), born in Ghent, Flanders, Habsburg Netherlands (d. 1558)

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V