|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1450s 1460s 1470s - 1480s - 1490s 1500s 1510s
|Years:||1485 1486 1487 - 1488 - 1489 1490 1491|
|1488 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1488
- January 8 - The present Royal Netherlands Navy was formed by decree of Maximillian of Austria.
- February 3 - Bartolomeu Dias of Portugal lands in Mossel Bay after rounding the Cape of Good Hope, at the tip of Africa becoming the first known European to travel this far south.
- June 11 - James IV succeeds his father James III as King of Scotland.
- July 28 Battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier. Troops loyal to King Charles VIII of France defeat rebel forces led by the Dukes of Orleans and Brittany in the main engagement of the Mad War.
- September 9 - Anne of Brittany becomes Duchess of Brittany at the age of 11. Her marriage to King Charles VIII in 1491 effectively ends Breton independence from France.
- Jasper Tudor takes possession of Cardiff Castle.
- Michelangelo Buonarroti becomes apprentice to Domenico Ghirlandaio.
- City of Bikaner in western India founded by Rao Bika.
|Gregorian calendar||1488 |
|Ab urbe condita||2241|
|Armenian calendar||937 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-356 – -355|
|Coptic calendar||1204 – 1205|
|Ethiopian calendar||1480 – 1481|
|Hebrew calendar||5248 – 5249|
|- Vikram Samvat||1543 – 1544|
|- Shaka Samvat||1410 – 1411|
|- Kali Yuga||4589 – 4590|
|Iranian calendar||866 – 867|
|Islamic calendar||893 – 894|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2148|
|Thai solar calendar||2031|
- January 6 - Helius Eobanus Hessus, German Latin poet (died 1540)
- March 19 - Johannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden (died 1544)
- April 21 - Ulrich von Hutten, German religious reformer (died 1523)
- June - Heinrich Glarean, Swiss music theorist (died 1563)
- August - Antonio da Correggio, Italian painter (died 1534)
- date unknown
- Rabbi Yosef Karo, Jewish scholar (died 1575)
- Sebastian Münster, German scholar, cartographer, and cosmographer (died 1552)
- Oswald Myconius, Swiss religious reformer (died 1552)
- Jan Tarnowski, Polish nobleman (died 1561)
- Thomas of Villanova, Spanish bishop (died 1555)
- Gustav Trolle, Archbishop of Uppsala (died 1533)
- April 14 - Girolamo Riario, Lord of Imola and Forli (born 1443)
- June 11 - King James III of Scotland (born c1451)
- July 18 - Alvise Cadamosto, Italian explorer (born 1432)
- September 9 - Francis II (fell from a horse) (born 1433)
- September 13 - Charles II (born 1434)
- October 10 - Andrea del Verrocchio, Italian sculptor (born c1435)
- date unknown
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People of the year 1488 at Familypedia
18 people were born in 1488
17 children were born to the 8 women born in 1488
18 people died in 1488
876 people lived in 1488
Events of the year 1488 at Familypedia
20 people were married in 1488.
There were 1 military battles in 1488.
|Battle of Sauchieburn||11 June 1488 JL|