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What Happened on January 7, 1502

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Person of interestGregory XIII

Gregory XIII [Ugo Boncompagni], Italian pope (1572-85) who introduced the Gregorian (New Style) calendar in 1582, born in Bologna, Papal States (d. 1585)


1502 Highlights

About January 7, 1502

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 519 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn