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Events in 1511

1 January: Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.
10 March: Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.
20 April: The resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated Easter Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox as described by the Council of Nicaea in 325.
24 April: Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.
8 June: Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.
30 July: Giorgio Vasari, Italian painter and art historian, is born in Arezzo.
24 Augustus: Afonso de Albuquerque of Portugal conquers the capital of the Sultanate of Malacca, the first city in southeast Asia to be taken by a Western nation, gaining home rule only in 1957 when it becomes part of Malaysia.
12 October: Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.
20 November: The Portuguese carrack Frol de la mar, carrying Afonso de Albuquerque with the vast treasure amassed in the conquest of Malacca and offers from the Kingdom of Siam, is wrecked in a storm of the coast of Sumatra, possibly the richest vessel ever lost at sea.
22 November: The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 917 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.
22 December: Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.

People in 1511

Donato Bramante, Hieronymus Bosch, Moctezuma II, Jorge Álvares, Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Cuauhtémoc, Leonardo da Vinci, Amerigo Vespucci, Pope Adrian VI, Maximilian I, Juan Ponce de León, Selim I, Desiderius Erasmus, Nicolò Machiavelli, Albrecht Dürer, Nicolaus Copernicus, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Thomas More, Raphael, Martin Luther, Huldrych Zwingli, Zhengde, Henry VIII, Melanchthon, Charles V, Nostradamus, Francis Xavier, Alva, Andrea Palladio and John Calvin celebrated their birthday this year.

Presenting 1511

The year 1511 was a common year starting on a Wednesday, just like 1421, 1427, 1438, 1449, 1455, 1466, 1477, 1483, 1494, 1500 and 1505 in the century before it and 1522, 1533, 1539, 1550, 1561, 1567, 1578, 1586, 1597 and 1603 in the next.

The coloured days highlight birthscake, deathsdagger, politicalcrown, scientificpaperclip, artisticpaperclip and otherasterisk historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and holidaysanchor. The newnew moon, waxingwaxing moon, fullfull moon and waningwaning moon 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.

Calculating time

The normal calendar page for the current /year?2017 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?1511 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 27 June 2017.
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