On This Day

What Happened in July 1501

Historical Events

  • Jul 15 Portuguese explorer Pedro Cabral arrives back in Lisbon after successfully discovering Brazil and returning from India

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 27 Nicolaus Copernicus formally installed as a canon of Frauenberg Cathedral

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer and Mathematician
Nicolaus Copernicus

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 18 Isabella of Burgundy, wife of Christian II of Denmark, born in Brussels (d. 1526)