Historical Events For 1494
Friday, 15 December 2017
Jan 01 In the year 1494 juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 In the year 1494 ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies
Feb 20 On this day in history johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)
Mar 01 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter in the year 1494.
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 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 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 in the year 1494.
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 Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America in the year 1494.
Aug 11 In the year 1494 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 in the year 1494.
Nov 05 Hans Sachs, composer in the year 1494.
Nov 06 Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66) in the year 1494.
Nov 08 On this day in history melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
Nov 08 On this day in history uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy
Nov 09 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence on this day in history.
Nov 18 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence on this day in history.
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.