This airticle is aboot the year 1491.

1491 (MCDXCI) was a common year stairtin on Setturday o the Julian calendar, the 1491st year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 491st year o the 2nt millennium, the 91st year o the 15t century, an the 2nt year o the 1490s decade. As o the stairt o 1491, the Gregorian calendar wis 9 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that wis the dominant calendar o the time.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 14t century15t century16t century
Decades: 1460s  1470s  1480s  – 1490s –  1500s  1510s  1520s
Years: 1488 1489 149014911492 1493 1494