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Historical Events In 1492

Thursday, 02 April 2020

Sep 09   In the year 1492 columbus' fleet sets sail west  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1492.  

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

Oct 13   English admiral Poynings fleet occupies Lock on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Columbus' fleet anchors at "Fernandina" (Long Island, Bahamas) in the year 1492.  

Oct 17   Columbus sights isle of San Salvador on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history columbus' fleet anchors on Ragged Island Range, Bahamas  

Oct 27   Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba & claims it for Spain on this day in history.  

Oct 28   On this day in history christopher Columbus discovers Cuba  

Nov 05   In the year 1492 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   On this day in history corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba.  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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   Peace of Etaples (Henry VII & Charles VIII) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1492 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   On this day in history columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola) (Haiti)  

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

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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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1492 birth of elizabeth Tudor, English princess (d. 1495)  

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   On this day in history 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   Innocent VII, [Giovanni B Cibo], Italian Pope (1484-92), dies in the year 1492.  

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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