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

Historic Event

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

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