Historical Events Happened In 1494
Friday, 27 May 2016
Jan 01 On this day in history juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
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 Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) in the year 1494.
Mar 01 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter in the year 1494.
Mar 24 In the year 1494 georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)
Apr 20 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister in the year 1494.
May 03 Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" in the year 1494.
May 03 In the year 1494 jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 04 Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica in the year 1494.
May 05 On this day in history christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World
May 05 In the year 1494 on 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica
May 25 On this day in history jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)
Jun 07 Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies
Sep 12 Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47) on this day in history.
Oct 22 Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies in the year 1494.
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 On this day in history melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
Nov 08 Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy in the year 1494.
Nov 09 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence in the year 1494.
Nov 18 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence on this day in history.
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on this day in history.