Historical Events In 1491
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Feb 02 On this day in history martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40
May 03 In the year 1491 kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of João I.
Jun 28 On this day in history henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)
Jul 06 Opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple in the year 1491.
Oct 12 In the year 1491 fritz Herlen, German artist
Nov 15 On this day in history anna van Bretagne becomes devoted to end "la guerre folle"
Nov 16 In the year 1491 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.
Nov 25 On this day in history the siege of Granada, last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins.
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