Tag Archives: Leonardo da Vinci

September 13, 1503

On September 13, 1503, Michelangelo began working on his magnum opus, his marble statue of David. Two years later when he finished and unveiled his masterpiece to the world and everyone came running to look at it, it is rumored … Continue reading

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February 13, 1967

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1967 the Madrid Codices were found after being lost for centuries. The codices were the personal notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci and included almost 200 pages of drawings and notes. They were discovered in … Continue reading

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January 3, 1496

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1496, it is believed that Leonardo da Vinci tested his flying machine from references written in his notebooks. The test didn’t succeed and he didn’t try again for several years. Also noted in other … Continue reading

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