On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1521

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel I, King of Portugal (1495-1521) during era of Portuguese exploration known as "Manuel The Fortunate", dies at 52
1521 Highlights

About December 13, 1521

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 498 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius