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Historical Events In 1491

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Feb 02   Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

May 03   In the year 1491 kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of João I.  

Jun 28   In the year 1491 henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)  

Jul 06   Opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history fritz Herlen, German artist  

Nov 15   On this day in history anna van Bretagne becomes devoted to end "la guerre folle"  

Nov 16   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 25   On this day in history the siege of Granada, last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins.  

Dec 03   In the year 1491 thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies  

Dec 06   King Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1491

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 28   Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1491 birth of zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521)  

Nov 08   On this day in history birth of teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544)  

Dec 24   In the year 1491 birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

Dec 31   Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1491

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 02   On this day in history martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40  

Oct 12   Fritz Herlen, German artist died on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies on this day in history.  

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