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Historical Events In 1492

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Sep 09   Columbus' fleet sets sail west on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 02   On this day in history king Henry VII of England invades France  

Oct 07   On this day in history columbus misses Florida when he changed course  

Oct 08   Columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico in the year 1492.  

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

Oct 12   Columbus arrives in Bahamas [real Columbus Day] on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history columbus arrives in the Bahamas; the real Columbus Day  

Oct 12   In the year 1492 piero della Francesca, Italian painter  

Oct 13   English admiral Poynings fleet occupies Lock in the year 1492.  

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   On this day in history columbus sights isle of San Salvador (Watling Island, Bahamas)  

Oct 19   On this day in history columbus sites "Isabela" (Fortune Island, Bahamas)  

Oct 21   In the year 1492 columbus lands on San Salvador Island  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 27   On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain  

Oct 28   In the year 1492 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba  

Nov 05   On this day in history christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba  

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   In the year 1492 antoine Busnois, French composer  

Nov 07   In the year 1492 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.  

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

Nov 15   On this day in history christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to tobacco  

Nov 15   In the year 1492 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   On this day in history pinta under Martin A Pinzon separates from Columbus's fleet  

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

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   In the year 1492 birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

Mar 04   In the year 1492 birth of francesco de Layolle, composer  

Mar 06   In the year 1492 birth of jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer  

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   In the year 1492 birth of andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer  

Jul 02   Elizabeth Tudor, English princess (d. 1495) was born in the year 1492.  

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   Lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies in the year 1492.  

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

Jun 07   In the year 1492 kazimierz IV, King of Poland (1447-92), dies at 64  

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

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

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

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

Nov 19   Jami, Persian poet (b. 1414) died in the year 1492.  

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