Nov 8, 1401
GhibertiGhiberti wins the competition for the Florence Baptistry doors
Nov 8, 1402
Richard IIIRichard III campaigns in Scotland and Wales
Nov 8, 1410
Battle of GrunwaldTook place between the Kingdom of Poland, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and their allies on one side, and the Knights of the Teutonic Order on the other.
Nov 8, 1415
Henry VHenry V wins great victory over French at Agincourt.
Nov 8, 1436
BrunellischiBrunellischi creates the dome of Florence Cathedral
Nov 8, 1480
Oil painting reached ItalyRenaissance Art and Architecture, painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts produced in Europe in the historical period called the Renaissance. Broadly considered, the period covers the 200 years between 1400 and 1600, although specialists disagree on exact dates. The word renaissance literally means "rebirth" and is the French translation of the Italian rinascita.
Nov 8, 1516
Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci goes to France
Nov 8, 1517
Luther begins the Protestant ReformationThe Reformation, was the European Christian reform movement that established Protestantism as a constituent branch of contemporary Christianity. It began in 1517 when Martin Luther published The Ninety-Five Theses, and concluded in 1648 with the Treaty of Westphalia that ended years of European religious wars.
Nov 8, 1525
Battle of PaviaThe French defeat was decisive. Aside from Francis, a number of leading French nobles—including Montmorency and Flourance—had been captured; an even greater number—among them Bonnivet, Le Tremoille, La Palice, de la Pole, and Lorraine—had been killed in the fighting. Francis was taken to the fortress of Pizzighettone, where he penned his famous letter to Louise of Savoy
Nov 8, 1563
Final session of Council of TrentThis lasted until December 4, 1563. The documents regarding the character of the Mass, the Holy Orders and education of the clergy, the sacrament of marriage, purgatory, and other disciplinary decrees were issued during this last session.