On This Day

May 1550 in History

Birthdays in History

  • May 25 Camillus de Lellis, Italian Roman Catholic saint (founder of the Ministers of the Sick), born in Bucchianico, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1614)

Deaths in History

  • May 18 John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman, dies at 52
  • May 20 Ashikaga Yoshiharu, Japanese shogun (b. 1510)