Historical Events In 1494
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history the first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
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 in the year 1494.
Feb 20 In the year 1494 johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)
Mar 01 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter on this day in history.
Mar 24 Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) in the year 1494.
Apr 20 On this day in history john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
May 03 Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 04 On this day in history 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) in the year 1494.
Jun 07 In the year 1494 treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
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 Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies on this day in history.
Nov 05 In the year 1494 hans Sachs, composer
Nov 06 On this day in history sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66)
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 on this day in history.
Nov 09 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history french king Charles VIII occupies Florence
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.