Historical Events In 1494
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia in the year 1494.
Jan 06 In the year 1494 the first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
Jan 25 Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples in the year 1494.
Jan 25 Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies in the year 1494.
Feb 20 On this day in history johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)
Mar 01 In the year 1494 il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
Mar 24 On this day in history georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)
Apr 20 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister in the year 1494.
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" in the year 1494.
May 04 Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica in the year 1494.
May 05 On this day in history christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World
May 05 On this day in history on 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica
May 25 On this day in history jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)
Jun 07 Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America in the year 1494.
Aug 11 Hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies in the year 1494.
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 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 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence in the year 1494.
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on this day in history.