July 1497 in history

July 1497 events chronologically

Jul 8 Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India

Died in July 1497

Jul 22 Francesco Botticini an Italian Early Renaissance painter who studied under Cosimo Rosselli and Andrea del Verrocchio. He was born in Florence in 1446 and is mostly known for his painting "Assumption of the Virgin" in the National Gallery, London showing the angelic hierarchy