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Events in History in 1486

  • Feb 16 Maximilian I is elected King of the Romans at Frankfurt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 1 Christopher Columbus proposes his plan to search for a western route to India in an audience with Spanish monarch, Isabella I. Full support is granted 3 years later, in 1489

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus
Queen of Castile Isabella I of Castile
Queen of Castile
Isabella I of Castile