On This Day

April 1489 in History

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)

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