On This Day

What Happened in December 1510

Historical Events

Historic Event

Dec 10 Muslim ruler of Goa, Yusuf Adil Shah and his Ottoman allies surrender to Portuguese forces led by Afonso de Albuquerque who puts the Muslim population to the sword

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 14 Duke Friedrich of Saxony, 36th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights (1498-1510), dies at 37
  • Dec 31 Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, dies at 38