On This Day

What Happened in February 1503

Historical Events

  • Feb 13 Disfida di Barletta - Famous challenge between 13 Italian and 13 French knights near Barletta, Southern Italy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 18 Henry Tudor (later Henry VIII) created Prince of Wales

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 4 Queen Elizabeth, consort of Henry VII of England, dies
  • Feb 11 Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England and wife of King Henry VII, dies on 38th birthday
  • Feb 15 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies