July 1499 in history

July 1499 events chronologically

Jul 10 The Portuguese explorer Nicolau Coelho returns to Lisbon, after discovering the sea route to India as a companion of Vasco da Gama
Jul 22 Battle of Dornach: The Swiss decisively defeat the Imperial army of Emperor Maximilian I

Born in July 1499

Jul 17 Maria Salviati an Italian noblewoman, the daughter of Lucrezia di Lorenzo de' Medici and Jacopo Salviati. She married Giovanni dalle Bande Nere and was the mother of Cosimo I de Medici. Her husband died 30 November 1526, leaving her a widow at the age of 27. Salviati never remarried; after her husband's death she adopted the somber garb of a novice, which is how she is remembered today as numerous late portraits show her attired in black and white

Died in July 1499

Jul 20 Melchior Russ born of an old noble family in Lucerne.