1513 in History



January 20 Christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish/Norwegian king
March 11 Giovanni de' Medici chosen Pope Leo X
March 27 Spaniard Juan Ponce de Leon discovers Florida
April 2 Florida discovered, claimed for Spain by Ponce de Leon
April 8 Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed Florida for Spain
June 6 Battle at Novara: Habsburgers vs Valois
August 16 Battle at Eguinegatte/Guinegate: Maximilian and Henry III beat France
September 9 Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland
September 23 King Henry III and Emperor Maximilian conquer Doornik
September 25 Vasco Nunez de Balboa is 1st European to see Pacific Ocean









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