On This Day

What Happened in May 1514

Historical Events

  • May 15 Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo's Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version

Famous Birthdays

  • May 3 Bartholomaeus of Braga [Fernandez], Dominican theologian and Archbishop Emeritus of Braga, born in M├írtires, Santa Maria Maior, Lisbon (d. 1590)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

May 18 Francis, Duke of Valois, later Francis I marries Claude, Duchess of Brittany