On This Day

Historical Events in 1479

  • Mar 6 Treaty of AlcaƧovas: Portugal gives the Canary Islands to Castile in exchange for claims in West Africa
  • Aug 7 Battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI
  • Sep 4 King Alfonso I of Portugal recognizes Isabella as queen of Castile
  • Dec 12 Jews are expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III