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Historical Events In 1494

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1494 juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia  

Jan 06   On this day in history the first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.  

Jan 25   On this day in history alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples  

Jan 25   Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1494 il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

Mar 24   In the year 1494 georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)  

Apr 20   On this day in history john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister  

May 03   Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.  

May 03   Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.  

May 04   On this day in history christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica  

May 05   Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World in the year 1494.  

May 05   In the year 1494 on 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica  

May 25   Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) in the year 1494.  

Jun 07   In the year 1494 treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America  

Aug 11   Hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies in the year 1494.  

Sep 12   Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1494 gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies  

Nov 05   Hans Sachs, composer in the year 1494.  

Nov 06   Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66) on this day in history.  

Nov 08   Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 1494 uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy  

Nov 09   Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence on this day in history.  

Nov 18   In the year 1494 french king Charles VIII occupies Florence  

Dec 20   Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1494

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 02   Bona Sforza, queen of Sigismund I of Poland (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

Mar 01   In the year 1494 birth of il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

Mar 24   Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 20   John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born in the year 1494.  

May 25   Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) was born in the year 1494.  

Sep 12   In the year 1494 birth of francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47)  

Sep 12   In the year 1494 birth of king Francis I of France (d. 1547)  

Famous Deaths In 1494

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   In the year 1494 death of domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist (b. 1449)  

Jan 25   On this day in history ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies  

Aug 11   Hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies in the year 1494.  

Sep 24   Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454) died on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1494 gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies  

Nov 08   On this day in history melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56  

Nov 17   On this day in history death of giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b. 1463)  

Dec 20   Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet died on this day in history.  

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