On This Day

What Happened in January 1520

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 18 Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde

King of Denmark, Sweden and Norway Christian II
King of Denmark, Sweden and Norway
Christian II
  • Jan 19 Sten Sture the Younger, Regent of Sweden, is mortally wounded at the Battle of Bogesund

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 1 Franciscus Balduinus [Francois Baudouin], lawyer