Historical Events For 1494
Monday, 19 March 2018
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia in the year 1494.
Jan 06 The first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola on this day in history.
Jan 25 Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1494 ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies
Feb 20 In the year 1494 johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)
Mar 01 In the year 1494 il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
Mar 24 Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
May 03 In the year 1494 jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 03 On this day in history jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 04 In the year 1494 christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
May 05 Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World in the year 1494.
May 05 In the year 1494 on 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica
May 25 Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) on this day in history.
Jun 07 On this day in history treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
Aug 11 On this day in history hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies
Sep 12 On this day in history francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47)
Oct 22 On this day in history gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
Nov 05 In the year 1494 hans Sachs, composer
Nov 06 Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66) on this day in history.
Nov 08 Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
Nov 08 Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy on this day in history.
Nov 09 On this day in history family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
Nov 18 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence on this day in history.
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.