On This Day

What Happened in August 1503

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestChristian III

Aug 12 Christian III, King of Denmark (1534-59) and Norway (1537-59), born in Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Denmark (d. 1559)

King of Denmark and Norway Christian III
King of Denmark and Norway
Christian III

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 18 Alexander VI [Rodrigo de Borja], Spanish Pope (1492-1503), dies