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