1503 in History – What happened in year 1503

✅ Published on March 21st, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1503 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1503.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1503 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
10 mayChristopher Columbus and his crew became the first Europeans tovisit the Cayman Islands, naming them Las Tortugas after the numeroussea turtles there.
10 MayItalian explorer and sailor Columbus discovered the island of Kayman.


Famous birthdays in the year 1503:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
11 March George Harper / Politician / United Kingdom
11 January Parmigianino / Artist / Italy
17 NovemberBronzino / Painter / Italy
22 March Antonio Francesco Grazzini / Author / Italy
28 JuneGiovanni della Casa / Author / Italy
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