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1489 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 14 The last Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro is forced to abdicate by Venice
  • Jul 22 "Tractate Niddah" a talmudic edition, 1st printed

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Jul 22 Treaty of Frankfurt signed between Maximilian of Austria and King Charles VIII of France

King of France Charles VIII
King of France
Charles VIII
  • Oct 30 Peace of Tours, between emperor Maximilian I & Flemings
  • Dec 4 Battle of Baza - Spanish army captures Baza from Moors

Birthdays in History

  • 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)
  • Jun 4 Antoine, Duke of Lorraine, born in Bar-le-Duc, France (d. 1544)
  • Jul 2 Thomas Cranmer, England reformer, Archbishop of Canterbury (1533-55), martyr, born in Aslockton, England (d. 1556)
  • Aug 10 Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)
  • Nov 28 Margaret Tudor, Queen consort of Scots as wife of James IV of Scotland (1503-13), born in Westminster Palace, London (d. 1541)

Deaths in History

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