Historical Events For 1494
Sunday, 19 February 2017
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1494 the first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
Jan 25 In the year 1494 alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples
Jan 25 Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)
Mar 01 On this day in history il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
Mar 24 Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) in the year 1494.
Apr 20 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on this day in history.
May 03 Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.
May 03 Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.
May 04 Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World
May 05 On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica in the year 1494.
May 25 On this day in history jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)
Jun 07 In the year 1494 treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
Aug 11 On this day in history hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies
Sep 12 In the year 1494 francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47)
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 On this day in history melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
Nov 08 In the year 1494 uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy
Nov 09 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence in the year 1494.
Nov 18 In the year 1494 french king Charles VIII occupies Florence
Dec 20 In the year 1494 matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet