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Historical Events In 1492

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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

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

Oct 07   Columbus misses Florida when he changed course in the year 1492.  

Oct 08   In the year 1492 columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico  

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

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   Piero della Francesca, Italian painter in the year 1492.  

Oct 13   On this day in history 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   Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) in the year 1492.  

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

Oct 17   Columbus sights isle of San Salvador (Watling Island, Bahamas) in the year 1492.  

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

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

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

Oct 25   On this day in history columbus' fleet sites "Zandislands" (Ragged Island Range, Bahamas)  

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

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

Oct 28   Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba in the year 1492.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Peace of Etaples (Henry VII & Charles VIII) on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 05   Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola) (Haiti) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

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

Mar 06   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer was born in the year 1492.  

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

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 in the year 1492.  

Jul 02   Elizabeth Tudor, English princess (d. 1495) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 09   Lorenzo de' Medici, Florentine statesman, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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