Historical Events In 1491
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
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 On this day in history henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)
Jul 06 In the year 1491 opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple
Oct 12 In the year 1491 fritz Herlen, German artist
Nov 15 On this day in history 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 The siege of Granada, last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins on this day in history.
Dec 03 Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies on this day in history.
Dec 06 King Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne on this day in history.