What Happened In History Year 1510

Historical Events for the Year 1510

  • 12th May » The Prince of Anhua rebellion begins when Zhu Zhifan kills all the officials invited to a banquet and declares his intent on ousting the powerful Ming Dynasty eunuch Liu Jin during the reign of the Zhengde Emperor.
  • 30th May » During the reign of the Zhengde Emperor, Ming Dynasty rebel leader Zhu Zhifan is defeated by commander Qiu Yue, ending the Prince of Anhua rebellion.
  • 23rd November » First campaign of the Ottoman Empire against the Kingdom of Imereti (modern western Georgia). Ottoman armies sack the capital Kutaisi and burn Gelati Monastery.
  • 10th December » Portuguese conquest of Goa: Portuguese naval forces under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque, and local mercenaries working for privateer Timoji, seize Goa from the Adil Shahi dynasty named Bijapur Sultanate, resulting in 451 years of Portuguese colonia

Famous Birthdays in 1510

  • 6th October » John Caius, English physician, co-founded the Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge named Gonville and Caius College (d. 1573)
  • 6th October » Rowland Taylor, English martyr (d. 1555)
  • 25th October » Renée of France (d. 1574)
  • 28th October » Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía, Spanish priest and saint, 3rd Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1572)

Famous Deaths in History for 1510

  • 28th February » Juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer (b, 1450)
  • 1st March » Francisco de Almeida, Portuguese soldier and explorer (b. 1450)
  • 10th March » Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss priest (b. 1445)
  • 17th May » Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (b. 1445)
  • 17th August » Edmund Dudley, English politician, Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom) or Speaker of the House of Commons (b. 1462)
  • 14th December » Frederick of Saxony (Teutonic Knight) called Friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473)
  • 31st December » Bianca Maria Sforza, Italian wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)

Historical events for the year 1510 by month