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 In the year 1491 birth of teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544)
Dec 24 On this day in history birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)
Dec 31 Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557) was born in the year 1491.