Historical Events In 1491
Monday, 10 August 2020
Feb 02 Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40 on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1491 kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of JoÃ£o I.
Jun 28 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47) in the year 1491.
Jul 06 Opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple in the year 1491.
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 Ãvila, 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 On this day in history 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.