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Historical Events In 1498

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Mar 02   In the year 1498 vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island  

Apr 07   Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), dies at 27 in the year 1498.  

Apr 07   Crowd storms Savonarola's convent San Marco Florence, Italy on this day in history.  

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

May 30   On this day in history columbus departs with 6 ships for 3rd trip to America  

Jun 21   In the year 1498 jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by Emperor Maximillian  

Jun 26   In the year 1498 toothbrush invented  

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

Jul 07   On this day in history emperor Maximilian I establishes choir of Imperial Chapel  

Jul 20   Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands in the year 1498.  

Jul 27   In the year 1498 vespasiano da' Bisticci, Italian book seller/writer, dies at about 77  

Jul 31   On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad  

Aug 01   On this day in history christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)  

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

Aug 07   Columbus arrives in Caribbean on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess in the year 1498.  

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   In the year 1498 birth of john, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550)  

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

Nov 30   On this day in history birth of andrés de Urdaneta, Spanish Augustinian friar, sail-captain and explorer (d. 1568)  

Dec 19   Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist was born in the year 1498.  

Famous Deaths In 1498

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Apr 07   Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), dies at 27 in the year 1498.  

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   Filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies in the year 1498.  

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

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

Dec 07   On this day in history death of alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist  

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