Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer.
Period: May 24, 1473 to
Capernicus is alive
Nicolaus Copernicus 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance astronomer and the first person to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe.
Mar 10, 1485
Venus' birth is painted
The Birth of Venus
c. 1485-86; painted for the villa of Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de' Medici at Castello by botticelli; Tempera on canvas, 172.5 x 278.5 cm; now in the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence
Mar 10, 1495
The last supper is paintes
The Last Supper (Italian: Il Cenacolo or L'Ultima Cena) is a 15th century mural painting in Milan created by Leonardo da Vinci for his patron Duke Ludovico Sforza and his duchess Beatrice d'Este. It represents the scene of The Last Supper from the final days of Jesus as narrated in the Gospel of John 13:21, when Jesus announces that one of his Twelve Apostles would betray him.
Mar 10, 1501
David is sculpted
David is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and 1504, by the Italian artist Michelangelo
Mar 10, 1503
Leonardo Da Vinci began painting the Mona Lisa in 1503 or 1504 in Florence, Italy
Mar 10, 1508
Sistene chapel ceiling painted
The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, at the commission of Pope Julius II, is one of the most renowned artworks of the High Renaissance.
Blood circulation theory arrises
william harvey was the first person to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the body by the heart.William Harvey developed the theory on how blood circulates.
Galileo builds telescope
having heard reports of a simple magnifying instrument put together by a lens-grinder in Holland, he constructed the first complete astronomical telescope.
English Scientist and Microscopist Robert Hooke described a honeycomb-like network of cellulae (Latin for little storage rooms) in cork slice using his primitive compound microscope.
Invention of the mercury thermometer
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736) was the German physicist who invented the alcohol thermometer in 1709, and the mercury thermometer in 1714. In 1724, he introduced the temperature scale that bears his name - Fahrenheit Scale.
Copernicus wrote De revolutionibus
De revolutionibus, a work that placed the sun at the center of the universe and the planets in semicorrect orbital order around it; his work was an attempt to revise the earlier writings of Ptolemy.