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Historical Events In 1492

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Sep 09   Columbus' fleet sets sail west in the year 1492.  

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   In the year 1492 king Henry VII of England invades France  

Oct 07   In the year 1492 columbus misses Florida when he changed course  

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

Oct 11   In the year 1492 columbus' ships sites land on the horizon (Bahamas)  

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

Oct 12   Columbus arrives in the Bahamas; the real Columbus Day on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1492 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   On this day in history columbus sites "Isabela" (Fortune Island, Bahamas)  

Oct 21   Columbus lands on San Salvador Island in the year 1492.  

Oct 24   24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   Columbus' fleet anchors on Ragged Island Range, Bahamas on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1492.  

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

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

Nov 06   Antoine Busnois, French composer in the year 1492.  

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 in the year 1492.  

Nov 09   On this day in history peace of Etaples (Henry VII & Charles VIII)  

Nov 15   Christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to tobacco on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola) (Haiti)  

Dec 05   On this day in history columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola/Haiti)  

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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 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer  

Apr 04   On this day in history birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

Apr 11   Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (d. 1549) was born in the year 1492.  

May 08   Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1492 birth of elizabeth Tudor, English princess (d. 1495)  

Sep 12   In the year 1492 birth of lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (d. 1519)  

Famous Deaths In 1492

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Apr 08   In the year 1492 lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies  

Apr 09   In the year 1492 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   Jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded died on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history innocent VII, [Giovanni B Cibo], Italian Pope (1484-92), dies  

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

Nov 06   Antoine Busnois, French composer died on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1492 death of jami, Persian poet (b. 1414)  

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