On This Day

What Happened in March 1516

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Mar 1 Printing is completed of Erasmus' "Novum Instrumentum omne", first published New Testament in Greek

Humanist and Theologian Erasmus
Humanist and Theologian
Erasmus

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 26 Conrad Gessner, Swiss physician and naturalist, born in Z├╝rich, Switzerland (d. 1565)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 13 Vladislav II Jagiello, king of Bohemia (1490-1516), dies at 60
  • Mar 17 Giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence, dies at 37