Events in year of 1488

  • 02-03Bartholomeus Diaz discovers Mosselbaai (Angra dos Vaqueros)
  • 02-05Roman Catholic German Emperor Maximilian I caught in Belgium
  • 06-11Battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland
  • 12-15Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope

People born in year of 1488

  • 01-06Helius Eobanus Hessus: German poet (Silvae)
  • 04-21Ulrich von Hutten: German poet / humanist / patriot

People died in year of 1488

  • 05-02Jacob van Horne: Burgundy statesman
  • 06-11James III: King of Scotland, dies in battle
  • 09-09Francois II of Bretagne
  • 10-07Andrea del Verrochio: Sculptor / Painter / goldsmith, dies at about 52

Events in year of 1489

  • 07-22"Tractate Niddah" a talmudic edition, 1st printed
  • 07-22Treaty of Frankfurt
  • 10-30Peace of Tours, between Emperor Maximilian I and Flemings
  • 12-04Battle of Baza-Spanish army captures Baza from Moors

People born in year of 1489

  • 07-02Thomas Cranmer: England, United Kingdom -- Archbishop / Reformer / martyr

People died in year of 1489

  • 04-06Hans Waldmann: Swiss military / mayor (Zurich), beheaded