On This Day

What Happened in October 1503

Historical Events

  • Oct 30 Queen Isabella of Spain bans violence against Indians in the Americas

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 24 Isabella of Portugal, Queen consort of Spain, Queen of the Romans, and Lady of the Netherlands (1526-39), and Holy Roman Empress and Queen of Italy (1530-39), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1539)

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 18 Pius III [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies