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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1494

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of bona Sforza, queen of Sigismund I of Poland (d. 1557)  

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

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   In the year 1494 birth of jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history birth of king Francis I of France (d. 1547)  

Famous Deaths In 1494

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist (b. 1449) died in the year 1494.  

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

Aug 11   On this day in history hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies  

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

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 in the year 1494.  

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