Historical Events In 1494
Thursday, 25 February 2021
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia in the year 1494.
Jan 06 In the year 1494 the first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
Jan 25 In the year 1494 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 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter in the year 1494.
Mar 24 Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1494 john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
May 03 On this day in history jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 03 Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.
May 04 In the year 1494 christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
May 05 Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Jun 07 Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America in the year 1494.
Aug 11 On this day in history hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies
Sep 12 In the year 1494 francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47)
Oct 22 Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history hans Sachs, composer
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 in the year 1494.
Nov 08 Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy in the year 1494.
Nov 09 On this day in history family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
Nov 18 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence in the year 1494.
Dec 20 In the year 1494 matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet