|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1460s 1470s 1480s - 1490s - 1500s 1510s 1520s
|Years:||1493 1494 1495 - 1496 - 1497 1498 1499|
|1496 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1496
- January 3 - Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tests a flying machine.
- March 5 - England King Henry VII issued letters patern to John Cabot and his sons, authorizing them to discover unknown lands.
- March - Santo Domingo is discovered.
- March 10 - Christopher Columbus leaves Hispaniola for Spain, ending his second visit to the Western Hemisphere.
- July - Spanish forces under Gonzalo Hernandez de Cordoba capture Atella after a siege. Among the prisoners is the French viceroy of Naples, the Comte de Montpensier. Ferrante II is restored to the throne of Naples.
- Jesus College (University of Cambridge) founded.
- Henry VII of England signs the commercial treaty the Magnus Intercursus with Venice, Florence, and the villes of the Hanse and Pays-Bas.
|Gregorian calendar||1496 |
|Ab urbe condita||2249|
|Armenian calendar||945 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-348 – -347|
|Coptic calendar||1212 – 1213|
|Ethiopian calendar||1488 – 1489|
|Hebrew calendar||5256 – 5257|
|- Vikram Samvat||1551 – 1552|
|- Shaka Samvat||1418 – 1419|
|- Kali Yuga||4597 – 4598|
|Iranian calendar||874 – 875|
|Islamic calendar||901 – 902|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2156|
|Thai solar calendar||2039|
- March 28 - Mary Tudor, queen of Louis XII of France (died 1533)
- May 12 - King Gustav I of Sweden (died 1560)
- October 20 - Claude, French soldier (died 1550)
- date unknown
- January 1 - Charles (born 1459)
- February 24 - Eberhard I (born 1445)
- March 4 - Archduke Sigismund of Austria (born 1427)
- September 7 - King Ferdinand II of Naples (born 1469)
- September 25 - Piero Capponi, Italian soldier and statesman (born 1447)
- date unknown
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People of the year 1496 at Familypedia
12 people were born in 1496
6 children were born to the 3 women born in 1496
12 people died in 1496
896 people lived in 1496
Events of the year 1496 at Familypedia
17 people were married in 1496.
There were 0 military battles in 1496.