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Historical Events In 1491

Friday, 01 July 2022

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

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

Jun 28   Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47) in the year 1491.  

Jul 06   In the year 1491 opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple  

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

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

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 in the year 1491.  

Dec 06   In the year 1491 king Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne  

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

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

Oct 12   In the year 1491 death of fritz Herlen, German artist  

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

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