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Events in 1483
|20 January:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.|
|30 March:|| ||The resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated Easter Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox as fixed by the Council of Nicaea in 325.|
|2 April:|| ||Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.|
|6 April:|| ||Raphael, Italian painter, is born Raffaello Sanzio in Urbino on this day or according to some sources on 28 March.|
|18 May:|| ||Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.|
|6 July:|| ||Richard III, Machiavellian subject of one of Shakespeare's greatest plays, is crowned king of England at Westminster Abbey.|
|20 September:|| ||Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.|
|3 October:|| ||The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 888 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.|
|2 November:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.|
|10 November:|| ||Martin Luther, German priest and professor of theology, is born in Eisleben, Saxony.|
People in 1483
Bartolomeu Dias, Jami, Ivan III the Great, Lorenzo de' Medici, Christopher Columbus, Richard III, Leonardo da Vinci, Amerigo Vespucci, Pope Adrian VI, Maximilian I, Juan Ponce de León, Frans van Brederode, Selim I, Desiderius Erasmus, Nicolò Machiavelli, Hongzhi, Albrecht Dürer, Nicolaus Copernicus, Michelangelo Buonarroti and Thomas More celebrated their birthday this year.
The year 1483 was a common year starting on a Wednesday, just like 1393, 1399, 1410, 1421, 1427, 1438, 1449, 1455, 1466 and 1477 in the century before it and 1494, 1500, 1505, 1511, 1522, 1533, 1539, 1550, 1561, 1567 and 1578 in the next.
The coloured days highlight
other historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and
icons indicate the phases of the moon and appear only for dates in the Gregorian calendar, i.e. after 14 October 1582. The Chinese calendar is available only from 1645 to 2644, the first millenium since the last reform. The coloured columns mark the Sundays, the last day of the week per standard ISO-8601.
The normal calendar page for the current /year?2018 contains an introduction to the intriguing history of the year as we know it. The Calendar Converter has more detail. The so called Perpetual Calendar uses a trick from before the age of computers to find the weekday for any Gregorian date. Also see an overview of all historical events in the last six thousand years.
URL: < http://4umi.com/year?1483 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 25 February 2018.