What Happened In History Year 1506
Historical Events for the Year 1506
- 22nd January » The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrives at the Vatican City or Vatican.
- 21st April » The three-day Lisbon Massacre comes to an end with the slaughter of over 1,900 suspected Jews by Portuguese Catholics.
- 6th August » The Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeated the Crimean Khanate in the Battle of Kletsk
Famous Birthdays in 1506
- 2nd February » René de Birague, Italian-French cardinal and politician (d. 1583)
- 7th April » Francis Xavier, Spanish missionary and saint, co-founded the Society of Jesus (d. 1552)
- 13th April » Peter Faber, French theologian, co-founded the Society of Jesus (d. 1546)
- 1st July » Louis II of Hungary (d. 1526)
Famous Deaths in History for 1506
- 20th May » Christopher Columbus, Italian explorer, discovered the Americas (b. 1451)
- 13th September » Andrea Mantegna, Italian painter and engraver (b. 1431)
- 25th September » Philip I of Castile (b. 1478)
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