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Historical Events In 1492

Sunday, 23 February 2020

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

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

Sep 25   Crewman on the Pinta sights "land"-a few weeks early on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1492 piero della Francesca, Italian painter  

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

Oct 17   On this day in history columbus sights isle of San Salvador  

Oct 17   On this day in history columbus sights isle of San Salvador (Watling Island, Bahamas)  

Oct 19   In the year 1492 columbus sites "Isabela" (Fortune Island, Bahamas)  

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

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

Oct 25   In the year 1492 columbus' fleet sites "Zandislands" (Ragged Island Range, Bahamas)  

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

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

Oct 28   On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers Cuba  

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   Corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba on this day in history.  

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

Nov 15   In the year 1492 christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to tobacco  

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

Nov 15   In Spain, 6 Jews and 5 Conversos are accused of using black magic in the year 1492.  

Nov 21   Pinta under Martin A Pinzon separates from Columbus's fleet on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1492 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 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   Andreas Alciatus, [Giovanni Andrea-Alciato], Italian lawyer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1492.  

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   In the year 1492 death of jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded  

Jul 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1492 death of antoine Busnois, French composer  

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

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