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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1494

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 02   In the year 1494 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   On this day in history birth of il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

Mar 24   In the year 1494 birth of georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)  

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 in the year 1494.  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies  

Aug 11   In the year 1494 hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies  

Sep 24   Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454) died on this day in history.  

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

Nov 08   In the year 1494 melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56  

Nov 17   In the year 1494 death of giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b. 1463)  

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

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