Historical Events In 1491
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Feb 02 Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40 in the year 1491.
May 03 Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of JoÃ£o I on this day in history.
Jun 28 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47) in the year 1491.
Jul 06 Opening ceremony of Daitokuji's Shinju at subtemple on this day in history.
Oct 12 Fritz Herlen, German artist in the year 1491.
Nov 15 Anna van Bretagne becomes devoted to end "la guerre folle" on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history 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.
Nov 25 The siege of Granada, last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins on this day in history.
Dec 03 Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies in the year 1491.
Dec 06 On this day in history king Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne