On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1539

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulus Melissus, humanist Neo-Latin writer, translator, and composer, born in Mellrichstadt, Germany (d. 1602)

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Lupi, Flemish composer
1539 Highlights

About December 20, 1539

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 480 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius