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Historical Events In 1494

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1494 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   Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples in the year 1494.  

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

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

Mar 01   On this day in history il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter  

Mar 24   On this day in history georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)  

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

May 03   Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" in the year 1494.  

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   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) 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 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   Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66) in the year 1494.  

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   On this day in history french king Charles VIII occupies Florence  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1494

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of bona Sforza, queen of Sigismund I of Poland (d. 1557)  

Feb 20   Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1494 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   John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies in the year 1494.  

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

Sep 24   On this day in history death of poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454)  

Oct 22   On this day in history gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies  

Nov 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1494 death of matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet  

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