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- January 2 - Boabdil, the last Moorish King of Granada, surrenders his city to the army of Ferdinand and Isabella after a lengthy siege.
- March 30 - Ferdinand and Isabella sign a decree expelling all Jews from Spain unless they convert to Roman Catholicism.
- August 3 - On Friday, August 3, Christopher Columbus first sails to the Americas
- August 3 - The Jews are expelled from Spain.
- October 12 - Christopher Columbus's expedition makes landfall in the Caribbean. The Italian explorer believes he has reached East Asia.
- October 28 - Christopher Columbus lands in Cuba.
- Casimir IV Jagiello of Jagiello Royal House ends reign. (1427-1492).
- Year 7000 according to Dating Creation and an expected year of Apocalypse
- Sultan Bayazid II of the Ottoman Empire, learning about the expulsion of Jews from Spain, dispatched the Ottoman Navy to bring the Jews safely to Ottoman lands, mainly to the cities of Selanik (currently in Greece) and Izmir (currently in Turkey). (http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Turkey.html)
- April 8 - Lorenzo de Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1449)
- July 25 - Pope Innocent VIII (b. 1432)
- Piero de Franceschi, Italian artistaf:1492
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