Events in History in 1506

  • Jan 22 The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrive at the Vatican

St. Peter's Basilica

Apr 18 The cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid in the Vatican by Pope Julius II

  • Apr 30 Philip of Burgundy & England sign trade agreement

Appointment of Interest

May 19 Christopher Columbus selects his son Diego Columbus as sole heir

Historic Event

Oct 7 Pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna