Historical Events In 1498
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
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 On this day in history crowd storms Savonarola's convent San Marco Florence, Italy
Apr 08 On this day in history charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27
Apr 28 In the year 1498 henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician
May 20 Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calcutta India on this day in history.
May 23 Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 on this day in history.
May 30 Columbus departs with 6 ships for 3rd trip to America in the year 1498.
Jun 21 Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by Emperor Maximillian in the year 1498.
Jun 26 Toothbrush invented on this day in history.
Jul 04 Filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history emperor Maximilian I establishes choir of Imperial Chapel
Jul 20 In the year 1498 emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands
Jul 27 Vespasiano da' Bisticci, Italian book seller/writer, dies at about 77 on this day in history.
Jul 31 Christopher Columbus discovers island of Trinidad in the year 1498.
Aug 01 On this day in history christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
Aug 01 Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America on this day in history.
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 In the year 1498 cardinal Borgia renounced his vows & office to marry a French princess
Aug 26 Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1498 tomas de Torquemada, inquisitor who burned 10,000 people, dies
Dec 07 On this day in history alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist
Dec 19 Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist in the year 1498.