On This Day

What Happened in February 1510

Historical Events

  • Feb 13 Charles of Gelre conquers Oldenzaal

Victory in Battle

Feb 17 Portuguese admiral Afonso de Albuquerque first conquers the city of Goa, entering it with little conflict


Feb 24 Pope Julius II excommunicates the republic of Venice

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 28 Juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer