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Historical Events In 1491

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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

May 03   Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of João I on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47) on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple in the year 1491.  

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

Nov 15   In the year 1491 anna van Bretagne becomes devoted to end "la guerre folle"  

Nov 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1491 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   Zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521) was born in the year 1491.  

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

Dec 24   Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born in the year 1491.  

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   In the year 1491 martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40  

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

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

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