On This Day

What Happened in January 1520

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

  • 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