1500 events in history

Jan 5 Duke Ludovico Sforza conquers Milan
Jan 26 Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot on Brazil
Feb 17 Duke Friedrich and Duke Johann attempt to subdue the peasantry of Dithmarschen, Denmark, in the Battle of Hemmingstedt
Mar 9 The fleet of Pedro Álvares Cabral leaves Lisbon for the Indies. The fleet will discover Brazil which lies within boundaries granted to Portugal in the Treaty of Tordesillas
Mar 29 Cesare Borgia is given the title of Captain General and Gonfalonier by his father Rodrigo Borgia after returning from his conquests in the Romagna
Apr 10 Ludovico Sforza is captured by Swiss troops at Novara and is handed over to the French
Apr 22 Portuguese navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral lands in Brazil
Nov 11 Treaty of Granada – Louis XII of France and Ferdinand II of Aragon agree to divide the Kingdom of Naples between them
Dec 24 A joint Venetian–Spanish fleet captures the Castle of St. George on the island of Cephalonia