Historical Events In 1491
Monday, 19 August 2019
Feb 02 Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40 on this day in history.
May 03 Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of João I in the year 1491.
Jun 28 On this day in history henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)
Jul 06 On this day in history opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple
Oct 12 Fritz Herlen, German artist on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1491 anna van Bretagne becomes devoted to end "la guerre folle"
Nov 16 In the year 1491 an auto de fe, held in the Brasero de la Dehesa outside of Ávila, concludes the case of the Holy Child of La Guardia with the public execution of several Jewish and converso suspects.
Nov 25 In the year 1491 the siege of Granada, last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins.
Dec 03 On this day in history thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
Dec 06 In the year 1491 king Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne