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Historical Events In 1494

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Jan 01   On this day in history juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia  

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

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

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

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   John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World  

May 05   On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica on this day in history.  

May 25   Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1494.  

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

Nov 05   Hans Sachs, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 08   On this day in history uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy  

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

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 in the year 1494.  

Mar 01   Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter was born on this day in history.  

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

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

May 25   Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1494.  

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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