May 1503 in history

May 1503 events chronologically

May 10 Christopher Columbus visits the Cayman Islands and names them Las Tortugas after the numerous turtles there
May 28 James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor are married according to a papal bull by Pope Alexander VI. A Treaty of Everlasting Peace between Scotland and England signed on that occasion results in a peace that lasts ten years

Born in May 1503

May 1 Celio Secondo Curione an Italian humanist, grammarian and suspected antitrinitarian. He may have assisted or influenced Castellio in his anonymous tract appealing for religious tolerance

Died in May 1503

May 20 Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de' Medici an Italian banker and politician, and the brother of Giovanni il Popolano. He belonged to the junior branch of the House of Medici of Florence