Historical Events In 1494
Sunday, 27 September 2020
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 in the year 1494.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 20 Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) in the year 1494.
Mar 01 In the year 1494 il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
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 In the year 1494 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 in the year 1494.
May 05 Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World on this day in history.
May 05 On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica in the year 1494.
May 25 In the year 1494 jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)
Jun 07 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Oct 22 Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies in the year 1494.
Nov 05 In the year 1494 hans Sachs, composer
Nov 06 Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66) in the year 1494.
Nov 08 In the year 1494 melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
Nov 08 Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy in the year 1494.
Nov 09 In the year 1494 family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
Nov 18 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence in the year 1494.
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.