On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1560

Historical Events


Giovanni, son of Italian mathematician Girolamo Cardano is executed for poisoning his wife, despite his father's efforts to save him

Mathematician Girolamo Cardano
Girolamo Cardano

1560 Highlights

About April 13, 1560

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 460 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries