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What Happened on September 11, 1503

The Plot Behind Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Masterpiece

Historical Events

Florence Cathedral

Michelangelo begins sculpting the 12 Apostles for the Cathedral of Florence, over-life-sized marble statues of which only 1 was partly finished, that of St. Matthew

1503 Highlights

About September 11, 1503

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 518 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo