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Historical Events In 1491

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

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   Opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple in the year 1491.  

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

Nov 15   Anna van Bretagne becomes devoted to end "la guerre folle" in the year 1491.  

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 in the year 1491.  

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

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

Dec 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1491.  

Nov 08   Teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544) was born in the year 1491.  

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   In the year 1491 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 in the year 1491.  

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