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Historical Events Happened In 1494

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Jan 01   Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies  

Feb 20   Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

Mar 24   On this day in history georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)  

Apr 20   John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica  

May 05   Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy  

Nov 09   On this day in history family de' Medici become rulers of Florence  

Nov 18   On this day in history french king Charles VIII occupies Florence  

Dec 20   On this day in history matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  

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Famous Birthdays In 1494

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of bona Sforza, queen of Sigismund I of Poland (d. 1557)  

Feb 20   On this day in history birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

Mar 01   On this day in history birth of il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

Mar 24   Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history birth of john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister  

May 25   Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history birth of francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47)  

Sep 12   King Francis I of France (d. 1547) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1494

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist (b. 1449) died on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454) died on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56  

Nov 17   Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b. 1463) died on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history death of matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet