|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1460s 1470s 1480s - 1490s - 1500s 1510s 1520s
|Years:||1494 1495 1496 - 1497 - 1498 1499 1500|
|1497 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1497 Edit
- February 7 - followers of Girolamo Savonarola burn thousands of "immoral" objects at the Bonfire of the Vanities in Florence on Shrove Tuesday.
- May 10 - Amerigo Vespucci allegedly leaves Cádiz for his first voyage to the New World.
- May 13 - Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola.
- May 20 - John Cabot sets sail from Bristol on his ship the Mathew looking for a route to the west (other documents give a May 2 date).
- June 17 - Battle of Deptford Bridge - Forces under King Henry VII soundly defeat troops led by Michael An Gof.
- June 24 - John Cabot lands in North America, To what is today known as Bonavista, Newfoundland.
- July 8 - Vasco da Gama's fleet depart from Lisbon beginning his expedition to India.
- December 5 - King Manuel I of Portugal proclaims an edict in which he demands that Jews convert to Christianity or leave the country.
- Ivan the Great issues his law code, the Sudebnik.
|Gregorian calendar|| 1497 |
|Ab urbe condita||2250|
|Armenian calendar|| 946 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-347 – -346|
|Coptic calendar||1213 – 1214|
|Ethiopian calendar||1489 – 1490|
|Hebrew calendar||5257 – 5258|
|- Vikram Samvat||1552 – 1553|
|- Shaka Samvat||1419 – 1420|
|- Kali Yuga||4598 – 4599|
|Iranian calendar||875 – 876|
|Islamic calendar||902 – 903|
|Japanese calendar|| Meiō
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2157|
|Thai solar calendar||2040|
- January 26 - Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (died 1557)
- February 16 - Philipp Melanchthon, German humanist and reformer (died 1560)
- August 18 - Francesco Canova da Milano, Italian composer (died 1543)
- date unknown
- January 2 - Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan (born 1475)
- January 30 - Lê Thánh Tông, King of Vietnam (born 1442)
- February 6 - Johannes Ockeghem, Flemish composer (born c1410)
- June 14 - Giovanni Borgia, Duke of Gandia (assassinated) (born 1474)
- June 24 - Thomas Flamank, Cornish lawyer (executed) (born unknown)
- July - Estêvão da Gama, explorer
- November 7 - Philip II (born 1443)
- date unknown
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People of the year 1497 at Familypedia
14 people were born in 1497
8 children were born to the 7 women born in 1497
9 people died in 1497
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12 people were married in 1497.
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