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Historical Events In 1488

Monday, 20 May 2019

Jan 06   Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (Silvae) on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Hermann Vischer, "the Old", buried on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros) on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Roman catholic German emperor Maximilian I caught in Belgium on this day in history.  

Apr 21   On this day in history ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

May 02   Jacob van Horne, Burgundy statesman, dies in the year 1488.  

Jun 11   Battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland on this day in history.  

Jun 11   James III, king of Scotland, dies in battle in the year 1488.  

Sep 09   Francois II of Bretagne, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Andrea del Verrochio, sculptor/painter/goldsmith, dies at about 52 in the year 1488.  

Dec 15   Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1488

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (Silvae)  

Mar 19   Johannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden (d. 1544) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1488

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 13   In the year 1488 death of hermann Vischer, "the Old", buried  

May 02   Jacob van Horne, Burgundy statesman, dies in the year 1488.  

Jun 11   James III, king of Scotland, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history death of alvise Cadamosto, Italian explorer (b. 1432)  

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.  

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