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Historical Events In 1494

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Jan 01   In the year 1494 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   Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples in the year 1494.  

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

Feb 20   On this day in history johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

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

Mar 24   Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) on this day in history.  

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

May 03   Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" in the year 1494.  

May 03   On this day in history 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   Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America in the year 1494.  

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

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

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

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   Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1494 matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  

Famous Birthdays In 1494

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 02   Bona Sforza, queen of Sigismund I of Poland (d. 1557) was born in the year 1494.  

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

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

Mar 24   On this day in history birth of georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)  

Apr 20   John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on this day in history.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history birth of francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47)  

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 in the year 1494.  

Jan 25   Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

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

Nov 08   Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 in the year 1494.  

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

Dec 20   In the year 1494 death of matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  

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