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Historical Events In 1492

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

Sep 25   On this day in history crewman on Pinta sights "land"-a few weeks early  

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

Oct 02   In the year 1492 king Henry VII of England invades France  

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

Oct 08   On this day in history columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico  

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

Oct 12   Piero della Francesca, Italian painter on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1492 english admiral Poynings fleet occupies Lock  

Oct 14   On this day in history columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion  

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   In the year 1492 columbus sites "Isabela" (Fortune Island, Bahamas)  

Oct 21   Columbus lands on San Salvador Island on this day in history.  

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

Oct 25   Columbus' fleet sites "Zandislands" (Ragged Island Range, Bahamas) on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Columbus' fleet anchors on Ragged Island Range, Bahamas in the year 1492.  

Oct 27   Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain in the year 1492.  

Oct 28   In the year 1492 christopher Columbus discovers Cuba  

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

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

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

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

Nov 07   On this day in history 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   Christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to tobacco in the year 1492.  

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

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

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   Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola/Haiti) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1492

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 12   Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history birth of francesco de Layolle, composer  

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

Apr 04   Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564) was born in the year 1492.  

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 in the year 1492.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 07   On this day in history kazimierz IV, King of Poland (1447-92), dies at 64  

Jun 16   Jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded died on this day in history.  

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

Oct 12   Piero della Francesca, Italian painter died on this day in history.  

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

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

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