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Events in History in September 1501

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Nicolás de Ovando y Cáceres appointed Governor of the Indies by Spanish Queen Isabella I

Queen of Castile Isabella I of Castile
Queen of Castile
Isabella I of Castile

ItalyThe Statue of David

Sep 13 Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David, a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture

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A masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture, The Statue of David completed by Michelangelo in 1504
A masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture, The Statue of David completed by Michelangelo in 1504
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