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Historical Events In 1498

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Mar 02   Vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island on this day in history.  

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

Apr 07   Crowd storms Savonarola's convent San Marco Florence, Italy in the year 1498.  

Apr 08   On this day in history charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27  

Apr 28   Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician in the year 1498.  

May 20   On this day in history portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India  

May 23   In the year 1498 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   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   On this day in history vespasiano da' Bisticci, Italian book seller/writer, dies at about 77  

Jul 31   Christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad in the year 1498.  

Aug 01   Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela) in the year 1498.  

Aug 01   In the year 1498 christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America  

Aug 07   On this day in history columbus arrives in Caribbean  

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

Aug 17   Cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1498 michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.  

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

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1498

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 09   On this day in history birth of john, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550)  

Nov 15   Eleonore of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558) was born on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Andrés de Urdaneta, Spanish Augustinian friar, sail-captain and explorer (d. 1568) was born in the year 1498.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1498

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Apr 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician  

May 23   Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 died on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1498 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist died in the year 1498.  

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