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Historical Events In 1494

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Jan 01   Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia on this day in history.  

Jan 06   The first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola in the year 1494.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) in the year 1494.  

Mar 01   In the year 1494 il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1494 john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister  

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

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

Sep 12   Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies in the year 1494.  

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

Nov 08   Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy in the year 1494.  

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   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   Bona Sforza, queen of Sigismund I of Poland (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 20   In the year 1494 birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

Mar 01   In the year 1494 birth of il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

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   King Francis I of France (d. 1547) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1494 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 in the year 1494.  

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

Nov 08   Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 20   Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet died in the year 1494.  

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