"King Harold II of England is defeated by the Norman forces of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings, fought on Senlac Hill, seven miles from Hastings, England" ("Battle of Hastings" para. 1).
Signing of the Magna Carta
June 5, 1215
Leonardo de Vinci is Born
April 15, 1452
He was born in Anchiano near Vinci, Italy. He was a famous painter, architect, and inventor. Major works of his include the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.
Michelangelo is Born
March 6, 1475
He was a famous sculptor, painter, and architect. A major work of his was David. He was born in Caprese Michelangelo, Italy.
Raphael is Born
He was a famous painter and architect. He was born in Urbino, Italy.
Columbus Sails the Ocean Blue
August 3, 1492
Columbus never even set foot on land America and died before the actual discovery of it.