On This Day

What Happened in May 1495

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 20 French King Charles VIII leaves Naples

King of France Charles VIII
King of France
Charles VIII
  • May 31 Emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella & Venice sign anti-French Saint League

Famous Deaths

  • May 31 Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England, dies at 80