Historical Events For 1494
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history the first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
Jan 25 On this day in history alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples
Jan 25 Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies in the year 1494.
Feb 20 Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1494 il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
Mar 24 Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) in the year 1494.
Apr 20 In the year 1494 john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
May 03 Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1494 jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 04 Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica on this day in history.
May 05 Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World on this day in history.
May 05 On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica in the year 1494.
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 Hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1494 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 On this day in history sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66)
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 on this day in history.
Nov 09 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence in the year 1494.
Nov 18 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence in the year 1494.
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on this day in history.