On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1515

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Francis, Duke of Angouleme succeeds King Louis XII as Francis I of France

King Francis I of France
King
Francis I of France
King of France Louis XII
King of France
Louis XII
  • Jews are expelled from Laibach in Austria

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLouis XII

Louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515), dies at 52

King of France Louis XII
King of France
Louis XII

1515 Highlights

About January 1, 1515

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 506 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn