Jun 28 In the year 1491 birth of henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)
Oct 26 In the year 1491 birth of zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521)
Nov 08 Teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544) was born in the year 1491.
Dec 24 Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born in the year 1491.
Dec 31 Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.