On This Day

1475 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 10 Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Aug 29 Treaty of Picquigny: King Louis XI buys English contacts

King of France Louis XI
King of France
Louis XI

Birthdays in History

Person of interestMichelangelo

Mar 6 Michelangelo, Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance (David, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel), born in Caprese, Tuscany (d. 1564)

Sculptor and Painter Michelangelo
Sculptor and Painter
  • Sep 13 Cesare Borgia, Duke of Valentinois, Italian aristocrat, born in Rome, Papal States (d. 1507)
  • Oct 20 Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)
  • Nov 2 Princess Anne of York, 5th daughter of King Edward IV, born in Palace of Westminster, London (d. 1511)

Person of interestLeo X

Dec 11 Leo X [Giovanni de' Medici], Italian Pope (1513-21), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1521)

Pope Leo X
Leo X
  • Dec 24 Thomas Murner, German writer, born in Obernai, France (d. 1537)

Deaths in History

  • May 6 Dieric Bouts, Dutch painter, dies at about 64
  • Jun 24 Albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt), dies at 54