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Historical Events In 1492

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Dec 06   Christopher Columbus discovers Hispaniola, later changed to Haiti in the year 1492.  

Dec 06   Haiti discovered by Columbus, at Mole Saint Nicolas in the year 1492.  

Dec 25   Columbus' ship Santa Maria docks at Dominican Republic on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1492 1st Spanish settlement in New World founded, by Columbus  

Dec 31   100,000 Jews expelled from Sicily 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 in the year 1492.  

Mar 04   Francesco de Layolle, composer was born in the year 1492.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 07   Kazimierz IV, King of Poland (1447-92), dies at 64 in the year 1492.  

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   In the year 1492 death of piero della Francesca, Italian painter  

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

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

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