1508 in History – What happened in year 1508

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

In history, year 1508 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 1508.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1508 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
22 marchFerdinand II of Aragon appointed Amerigo Vespucci to the postof Chief Navigator of Spain.
10 decemberThe Papal States, France, Aragon and the Holy Roman Empire formed the League of Cambrai, an alliance against the Republic of Venice.
06 MarchBabur's son Humayun was born in Kabul, Afghanistan.


Famous birthdays in the year 1508:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 AprilErcole II d'Este / Ruler / Italy
08 JunePrimož Trubar / Author / Slovenia
09 DecemberGemma Frisius / Mathematician / Netherlands
24 DecemberPietro Carnesecchi / Scholar / Italy
30 NovemberAndrea Palladio / Architect / Italy

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1508:

YearName / Profession / Country
17 MarchHumayun / Ruler / India
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