Historical Events For 1488
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Jan 06 Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (Silvae) in the year 1488.
Jan 13 Hermann Vischer, "the Old", buried in the year 1488.
Feb 03 Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) in the year 1488.
Feb 05 On this day in history roman catholic German emperor Maximilian I caught in Belgium
Apr 21 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot in the year 1488.
May 02 Jacob van Horne, Burgundy statesman, dies on this day in history.
Jun 11 Battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland in the year 1488.
Jun 11 James III, king of Scotland, dies in battle on this day in history.
Sep 09 Francois II of Bretagne, dies in the year 1488.
Oct 07 Andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
Dec 15 Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.