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Historical Events In 1494

Monday, 20 January 2020

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 in the year 1494.  

Jan 25   Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples in the year 1494.  

Jan 25   In the year 1494 ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies  

Feb 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1494 jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago"  

May 03   Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.  

May 04   Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1494 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 in the year 1494.  

May 25   Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) in the year 1494.  

Jun 07   On this day in history treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1494 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   Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter was born in the year 1494.  

Mar 24   Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) was born in the year 1494.  

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

May 25   Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1494.  

Jan 25   On this day in history ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies  

Aug 11   On this day in history hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies  

Sep 24   Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454) died in the year 1494.  

Oct 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b. 1463)  

Dec 20   On this day in history death of matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  

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