Historical Events In 1491
Saturday, 16 January 2021
Feb 02 In the year 1491 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 In the year 1491 henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)
Jul 06 In the year 1491 opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple
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 The siege of Granada, last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins in the year 1491.
Dec 03 On this day in history thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies
Dec 06 On this day in history king Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne