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Historical Events In 1491

Monday, 21 October 2019

Feb 02   In the year 1491 martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40  

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

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

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

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

Nov 15   Anna van Bretagne becomes devoted to end "la guerre folle" on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1491.  

Oct 26   On this day in history birth of zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521)  

Nov 08   In the year 1491 birth of teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544)  

Dec 24   Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born in the year 1491.  

Dec 31   In the year 1491 birth of jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557)  

Famous Deaths In 1491

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Oct 12   Fritz Herlen, German artist died in the year 1491.  

Dec 03   On this day in history thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies  

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