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Historical Events In 1492

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Sep 09   On this day in history columbus' fleet sets sail west  

Sep 25   Crewman on Pinta sights "land"-a few weeks early in the year 1492.  

Sep 25   In the year 1492 crewman on the Pinta sights "land"-a few weeks early  

Oct 02   King Henry VII of England invades France on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Columbus misses Florida when he changed course on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Columbus' ships sites land on the horizon (Bahamas) on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1492 columbus arrives in Bahamas [real Columbus Day]  

Oct 12   In the year 1492 columbus arrives in the Bahamas; the real Columbus Day  

Oct 12   Piero della Francesca, Italian painter in the year 1492.  

Oct 13   On this day in history english admiral Poynings fleet occupies Lock  

Oct 14   Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion in the year 1492.  

Oct 16   On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas)  

Oct 17   In the year 1492 columbus sights isle of San Salvador  

Oct 17   In the year 1492 columbus sights isle of San Salvador (Watling Island, Bahamas)  

Oct 19   Columbus sites "Isabela" (Fortune Island, Bahamas) in the year 1492.  

Oct 21   On this day in history columbus lands on San Salvador Island  

Oct 24   In the year 1492 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany  

Oct 25   Columbus' fleet sites "Zandislands" (Ragged Island Range, Bahamas) in the year 1492.  

Oct 26   In the year 1492 columbus' fleet anchors on Ragged Island Range, Bahamas  

Oct 27   In the year 1492 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain  

Oct 28   Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba on this day in history.  

Nov 05   In the year 1492 christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from the Indians of Cuba  

Nov 05   Corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba in the year 1492.  

Nov 06   In the year 1492 antoine Busnois, French composer  

Nov 07   The Ensisheim Meteorite, the oldest meteorite with a known date of impact, strikes the earth around noon in a wheat field outside the village of Ensisheim, Alsace, France on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Peace of Etaples (Henry VII & Charles VIII) in the year 1492.  

Nov 15   Christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to tobacco in the year 1492.  

Nov 15   On this day in history christopher Columbus notes first recorded reference to tobacco  

Nov 15   On this day in history in Spain, 6 Jews and 5 Conversos are accused of using black magic  

Nov 21   In the year 1492 pinta under Martin A Pinzon separates from Columbus's fleet  

Dec 05   Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola) (Haiti) in the year 1492.  

Dec 05   Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola/Haiti) in the year 1492.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1492

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born in the year 1492.  

Mar 04   Francesco de Layolle, composer was born in the year 1492.  

Mar 06   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1492 birth of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (d. 1549)  

May 08   On this day in history birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  

Jul 02   On this day in history birth of elizabeth Tudor, English princess (d. 1495)  

Sep 12   Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (d. 1519) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1492

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Apr 08   Lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history lorenzo de' Medici, Florentine statesman, dies  

Jun 07   Kazimierz IV, King of Poland (1447-92), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jun 16   On this day in history death of jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded  

Jul 25   Innocent VII, [Giovanni B Cibo], Italian Pope (1484-92), dies in the year 1492.  

Oct 12   On this day in history death of piero della Francesca, Italian painter  

Nov 06   On this day in history death of antoine Busnois, French composer  

Nov 19   Jami, Persian poet (b. 1414) died on this day in history.  

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