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Historical Events In 1498

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Mar 02   On this day in history vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island  

Apr 07   On this day in history charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), dies at 27  

Apr 07   In the year 1498 crowd storms Savonarola's convent San Marco Florence, Italy  

Apr 08   Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27 in the year 1498.  

Apr 28   Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician on this day in history.  

May 20   Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India in the year 1498.  

May 23   Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 in the year 1498.  

May 30   Columbus departs with 6 ships for 3rd trip to America on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by Emperor Maximillian on this day in history.  

Jun 26   In the year 1498 toothbrush invented  

Jul 04   Filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Emperor Maximilian I establishes choir of Imperial Chapel in the year 1498.  

Jul 20   On this day in history emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands  

Jul 27   Vespasiano da' Bisticci, Italian book seller/writer, dies at about 77 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America in the year 1498.  

Aug 07   Columbus arrives in Caribbean in the year 1498.  

Aug 14   On this day in history columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela  

Aug 17   On this day in history cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess  

Aug 26   Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Tomas de Torquemada, inquisitor who burned 10,000 people, dies in the year 1498.  

Dec 07   Alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1498

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 09   John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550) was born in the year 1498.  

Nov 15   In the year 1498 birth of eleonore of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558)  

Nov 30   Andrés de Urdaneta, Spanish Augustinian friar, sail-captain and explorer (d. 1568) was born on this day in history.  

Dec 19   In the year 1498 birth of andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist  

Famous Deaths In 1498

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Apr 07   In the year 1498 charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), dies at 27  

Apr 08   Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27 died on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician died on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45  

Jul 04   On this day in history filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies  

Jul 27   On this day in history vespasiano da' Bisticci, Italian book seller/writer, dies at about 77  

Sep 16   Tomas de Torquemada, inquisitor who burned 10,000 people, dies in the year 1498.  

Dec 07   Alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist died on this day in history.  

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