On This Day

Events in History in 1514

  • Jan 10 Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek & Latin finished

BeatificationPapal Bull

Jan 14 Pope Leo X issues a papal bull against slavery

Pope Leo X
Leo X

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 26 Copernicus makes his 1st observations of Saturn

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer and Mathematician
Nicolaus Copernicus
  • May 15 Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo's Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version
  • Aug 23 Battle of Chaldiran ended with a decisive victory for the Sultan Selim I, Ottoman Empire, over the Shah Ismail I, Safavids founder.
  • Sep 8 Battle of Orsha: Polish Lithuania army defeat the Russian army
  • Sep 15 Thomas Wolsey appointed English Archbishop of York