1495 in History

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Events in History

  • Jan 28 Pope Alexander VI (Roderic Llançol i de Borgia) gives his son Cesare as hostage to Charles VIII of France
  • Feb 22 French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim crown
  • May 20 French King Charles VIII leaves Naples
  • May 31 Emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League
  • Jun 1 First written record of Scotch Whisky appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller
  • Jul 6 Battle of Fornovo, near Parma: French King Charles VIII beats Holy League
  • Jul 7 King Ferdinand II returns to Naples
  • Jul 20 French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders
  • Nov 27 Scottish king James IV receives Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the English trone

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 6 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Opere Toscane, La Coltivazione)
  • Mar 8 John of God, Portuguese-born friar and saint (d. 1550). Founder of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God.
  • Apr 16 Petrus Apianus [Peter Apian], German mathematician, astronomer and cartographer, born in Leisnig, Saxony (d. 1557)
  • Aug 1 Jan van Scorel, Schoorl Holland, Dutch painter/architect
  • Nov 21 John Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)
  • Dec 5 Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 11 Pedro González de Mendoza, Spanish cardinal and statesman (b. 1428)
  • Feb 10 William Stanley, Engl lord chamberlain, executed for conspiracy
  • Feb 25 Djem Sultan, son of Turkish sultan Mehmed II, dies at 35
  • May 31 Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England, (b. 1415)
  • Oct 25 John II, the Perfect/Consummate, King of Portugal (1481-95), dies
  • Nov 19 Alfonso II, king of Naples (1494-95), dies
  • Dec 18 King Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)