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Historical Events In 1491

Friday, 06 December 2019

Feb 02   Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40 in the year 1491.  

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" in the year 1491.  

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   The siege of Granada, last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins in the year 1491.  

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  

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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   Zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521) was born on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557)  

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   In the year 1491 death of fritz Herlen, German artist  

Dec 03   Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies in the year 1491.  

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