On This Day

What Happened in March 1517

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 16 Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen

Pope Leo X
Leo X

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 29 Carlo Carafa, Italian cardinal, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1561)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 7 Maria of Aragon, queen of Portugal (1500-17), dies at 34
  • Mar 26 Heinrich Isaac, Flemish composer