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Historical Events In 1494

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Jan 01   Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies in the year 1494.  

Feb 20   Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) in the year 1494.  

Mar 01   Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter in the year 1494.  

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

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

May 03   On this day in history jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago"  

May 03   In the year 1494 jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"  

May 04   Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica on this day in history.  

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

May 05   On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica in the year 1494.  

May 25   On this day in history jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)  

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

Aug 11   Hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47) in the year 1494.  

Oct 22   Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies in the year 1494.  

Nov 05   Hans Sachs, composer in the year 1494.  

Nov 06   On this day in history sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66)  

Nov 08   In the year 1494 melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56  

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

Nov 09   Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence in the year 1494.  

Nov 18   French king Charles VIII occupies Florence on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1494 birth of bona Sforza, queen of Sigismund I of Poland (d. 1557)  

Feb 20   Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) was born in the year 1494.  

Mar 01   On this day in history birth of il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

Mar 24   Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) was born in the year 1494.  

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   Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47) was born in the year 1494.  

Sep 12   King Francis I of France (d. 1547) was born in the year 1494.  

Famous Deaths In 1494

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist (b. 1449) died on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies in the year 1494.  

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

Sep 24   On this day in history death of poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454)  

Oct 22   On this day in history gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies  

Nov 08   In the year 1494 melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56  

Nov 17   Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b. 1463) died on this day in history.  

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

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