1489


1489

Year 1489 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1489

* March 14 - The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
*March 26 - The Treaty of Medina del Campo between England and Spain includes provision for a marriage between Arthur, the son of King Henry VII of England, and Princess Catherine of Aragon.
* November 29 - Arthur Tudor is named Prince of Wales.
* December 11 - Jeannetto de Tassis is appointed Chief Master of Postal Services in Innsbruck; his descendants, the Thurn and Taxis family, later run much of the postal system of Europe.

Undated

* The Great British pound, called a "sovereign", is issued for Henry VII of England.
* Typhus sweeps through Spain, in its first appearance in Europe.
* Nicosia, Cyprus, becomes a possession of Venice.
* King Henry VII gives a city charter to Southwold.
* Lucas Watzenrode becomes bishop of Warmia.
* India,Delhi: Sikander lodi succeds Bahlol Khan lodi.He conquers Jaunpur and other places.

Births

* April 15 - Sinan, Turkish architect (d. 1588)
* June 4 - Antoine, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1544)
* July 2 - Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1556)
* August 10 - Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)
* November 28 - Margaret Tudor, queen of James IV of Scotland) (d. 1541)
* August - Antonio da Correggio, Italian painter (d. 1534)
*"date unknown"
**William Farel, French evangelist (d. 1565)
**Francesco Ferruccio, Florentine captain (d. 1530)
**Hosokawa Sumimoto, Japanese warlord (d. 1520)
**Tsukahara Bokuden, Japanese swordsman (d. 1571)
*"probable"
**Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (d. 1527)
**Thomas Muentzer, German pastor and rebel leader (d. 1525)

Deaths

* January 3 - Martin Truchsess von Wetzhausen, Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights (b. 1435)
* February 14 - Nicolaus von Tüngen, bishop (d.o.b. unknown)
* April 26 - Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)
* April 28 - Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland (b. c. 1449)
*July 19 - Louis I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (b. 1424)
*"date unknown"
**Gerontius, Metropolitan of Moscow, bishop (d.o.b. unknown)
**Bahlul Khan Lodhi, sultan of Delhi (d.o.b. unknown)


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