1495 in History



January 28 Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France
February 22 French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim crown
May 20 French King Charles VIII leaves Naples
May 31 Emperor Maximilian, Pope Alexander VI, Milan, King Ferdinand, Isabella and Venice sign anti-French Saint League
June 1 1st written record of Scotch Whiskey appears in Exchequer Rolls of Scotland, Friar John Cor is the distiller
July 6 Battle at Fornovo, French king Charles VIII beats St. League
July 7 King Ferdinand II returns to Naples
July 20 French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders
November 27 Scottish king James IV receives bedrieger Perkin Warbeck









Add History to your Site or Blog
You can add our Today in History or Today's Birthdays scripts to your site. The script has fresh, new content each day, and requires no work on your part. Get started

BrainyHistory on FaceBook
Get the birthdays of the day from BrainyHistory on FaceBook and Twitter