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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1491

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 28   In the year 1491 birth of henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)  

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

Nov 08   Teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544) was born on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557) was born in the year 1491.  

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   In the year 1491 thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies  

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