April 1503 in history

April 1503 events chronologically

Apr 28 The Battle of Cerignola is fought. It is noted as the first battle in history won by small arms fire using gunpowder

Born in April 1503

Apr 18 Henry II of Navarre born at Sangüesa, was the King of Navarre from 1517, although his kingdom had been reduced to a small territory north of the Pyrenees by the Spanish conquest of 1512. Henry succeeded his mother, Queen Catherine, and her husband, King John III

Died in April 1503

Apr 7 Sophia Palaiologina a niece of the last Byzantine emperor Constantine XI and second wife of Ivan III of Russia. She was also the grandmother of Ivan the Terrible
Apr 28 Louis d'Armagnac Duke of Nemours the third son of Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours and Louise of Anjou.
Apr 30 Vicente Sodré a 16th-century Portuguese knight of Order of Christ and the captain of the first Portuguese naval patrol in the Indian Ocean. He was an uncle of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama