1509 in History – What happened in year 1509

In history, year 1509 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 1509.

Know what happened in 1509:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
10 September An estimated 10,000 people died in Constantinople due to anearthquake so strong it was known as 'the Lesser Judgement Day'.
10 SeptemberAn estimated 10,000 people died in Constantinople due to anearthquake so strong it was known as 'the Lesser Judgement Day'.
21 AprilHenry VIII became King of England, following the death of hisfather Henry VII, eventually becoming a significant figure in thehistory of the English monarchy.
26 JulyKrishnadevaraya, who would become the most powerful of all theHindu rulers of India, ascended to the throne of the VijayanagaraEmpire.
21 AprilHenry VIII became King of England, following the death of his father Henry VII, eventually becoming a significant figure in the history of the English monarchy.
14 MayWar of the League of Cambrai: French forces defeated the Venetians at the Battle of Agnadello in present-day Northern Italy.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1509:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 January Guillaume Le Testu / Privateer / France
03 January Gian Girolamo Albani / Cardinal / Italy
03 AugustÉtienne Dolet / Scholar / France
10 JulyJohn Calvin / Pastor / France
25 AugustIppolito II d'Este / Cardinal / Italy
25 January Giovanni Morone / Cardinal / Italy

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