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Historical Events In 1491

Monday, 10 August 2020

Feb 02   Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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   Fritz Herlen, German artist on this day in history.  

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

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   King Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne in the year 1491.  

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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   In the year 1491 birth of zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521)  

Nov 08   On this day in history birth of teofilo Folengo, Italian poet (d. 1544)  

Dec 24   On this day in history birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

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

Oct 12   Fritz Herlen, German artist died in the year 1491.  

Dec 03   In the year 1491 thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies  

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