On This Day

What Happened in September 1501

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Nicolás de Ovando y Cáceres appointed Governor of the Indies by Spanish Queen Isabella I

Queen of Castile Isabella I of Castile
Queen of Castile
Isabella I of Castile

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGirolamo Cardano

Sep 24 Girolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician and astrologer (Ars Magna-1545), born in Pavia, Italy (d. 1576)

Mathematician Girolamo Cardano
Mathematician
Girolamo Cardano

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 25 Džore Držić, Croatian poet and playwright who is considered one of the fathers of Croatian literature, dies at 40