On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1521

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Pope Sixtus V [Felice Piergentile], Pope of the Catholic Church (1585-90), born in Grottammare, Papal States (d. 1590)

Famous Deaths

  • Manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52
  • Manuel I, King of Portugal (1495-1521) during era of exploration, dies at 52