On This Day

What Happened in April 1489

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 15 Mimar Sinan, Ottoman architect and civil engineer for Sultans Suleiman the Magnificent, Selim II, and Murad III, born in Ağırnas, Karaman Eyalet, Ottoman Empire (d. 1588)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 6 Hans Waldmann, Swiss military/mayor (Zurich), beheaded
  • Apr 26 Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese 9th shōgun of the Ashikaga shogunate, dies at 23