1513 in History – What happened in year 1513

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

In history, year 1513 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 1513.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1513 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 aprilSpanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León reached Florida, becoming the first European known to do so, purportedly while searching for the Fountain of Youth in the New World.
16 augustWar of the League of Cambrai-King Henry VIII of England andhis Imperial allies defeated French cavalry, who were then forced toretreat.
09 septemberWar of the League of Cambrai-James IV of Scotland was killedat the Battle of Flodden in Northumberland while leading an invasion ofEngland.
07 octoberWar of the League of Cambrai-A Venetian army under Bartolomeod'Alviano was decisively defeated by the Spanish army commanded byRamón de Cardona and Fernando d'Avalos.


Famous birthdays in the year 1513:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
14 February Domenico Ferrabosco / Composer / Italy
23 DecemberThomas Smith / Diplomat / United Kingdom
30 OctoberJacques Amyot / Bishop / France
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