Historical Events In 1494
Thursday, 25 April 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1494 juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
Jan 06 On this day in history the first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
Jan 25 On this day in history alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples
Jan 25 Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies on this day in history.
Feb 20 Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1494 il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
Mar 24 In the year 1494 georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)
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 Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.
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 in the year 1494.
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 in the year 1494.
Sep 12 Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47) on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1494 gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
Nov 05 Hans Sachs, composer in the year 1494.
Nov 06 Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66) on this day in history.
Nov 08 Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
Nov 08 In the year 1494 uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy
Nov 09 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 1494 french king Charles VIII occupies Florence
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.