On This Day

What Happened in September 1513

Historical Events

  • Sep 9 Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland
  • Sep 23 King Henry III & Emperor Maximilian conquer Doornik
  • Sep 25 Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa crosses the Panama Isthmus becoming first European to see the Pacific Ocean

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 24 Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, Queen of Gustav I of Sweden, born in Ratzeburg, Germany (d. 1535)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 9 James IV, King of Scots (1488-1513), dies in battle at 40