|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1450s 1460s 1470s - 1480s - 1490s 1500s 1510s
|Years:||1484 1485 1486 - 1487 - 1488 1489 1490|
|1487 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
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Events of 1487 Edit
- Richard Foxe becomes Bishop of Exeter.
- March - Archduke Sigismund of Austria, largely on the poor advice of his councillors, declares war on Venice and seizes silver mines in and around the Valsugana valley.
- May 24 - Lambert Simnel is crowned King "Edward VI of England" in Christchurch Cathedral, Ireland. He claims to be Edward and challenges Henry VII for the throne of England.
- June 16 - Battle of Stoke Field. The rebellion of pretender Lambert Simnel, led by John de la Pole, and Francis Lovell, is crushed by troops loyal to Henry VII.
- August - Bartolomeu Dias leaves Lisbon on his voyage to the Cape of Good Hope.
- September 9 - Hongzhi becomes emperor of China (Ming dynasty).
- Publication of the witch-hunter manual Malleus Maleficarum.
- Aztec emperor Auitzotl dedicates Great Temple Pyramid of Tenochtitlán with thousands of human sacrifices.
- Spanish take Málaga.
- Italian architects begin to build the Kremlin in Moscow.
|Gregorian calendar|| 1487 |
|Ab urbe condita||2240|
|Armenian calendar|| 936 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-357 – -356|
|Coptic calendar||1203 – 1204|
|Ethiopian calendar||1479 – 1480|
|Hebrew calendar||5247 – 5248|
|- Vikram Samvat||1542 – 1543|
|- Shaka Samvat||1409 – 1410|
|- Kali Yuga||4588 – 4589|
|Iranian calendar||865 – 866|
|Islamic calendar||891 – 893|
|Japanese calendar|| Bunmei
— changed to —Chōkyō 1
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2147|
|Thai solar calendar||2030|
- February 8 - Ulrich (died 1550)
- April 10 - William I (died 1559)
- July 16 - Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (died 1531)
- July 17 - Ismail I, Shah of Persia (d. 1524)
- September 10 - Pope Julius III (died 1555)
- date unknown
- Amda Seyon II, Emperor of Ethiopia (died 1494)
- Magdalena de la Cruz, Franciscan nun of Cordova (died 1560)
- Fray Tomás de Berlanga, Bishop of Panama (died 1551)
- Piotr Gamrat, Polish Catholic archbishop (died 1545)
- Stanisław Kostka, Polish noble (died 1555)
- Pedro de Mendoza, Spanish conquistador (died 1537)
- Michael Stifel, German mathematician (died 1567)
- Giovanni da Udine, Italian painter (died 1564)
- Peter Vischer the Younger, German sculptor (died 1528)
- March 21 - Nicholas of Flue, Swiss hermit and saint (born 1417)
- June 16 - John de la Pole (born c1463)
- June 26 - John Argyropoulos, philosopher
- July 16 - Charlotte of Cyprus, daughter of John II of Cyprus (born 1436)
- September 9 - Chenghua Emperor of China (born 1447)
- September 30 - John Sutton, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (born 1400)
- October 22 - Antonio Bettini, religious writer (born 1396)
- date unknown
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People of the year 1487 at Familypedia
9 people were born in 1487
9 children were born to the 4 women born in 1487
18 people died in 1487
767 people lived in 1487
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9 people were married in 1487.
There were 0 military battles in 1487.