Historical Events In 1494
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia in the year 1494.
Jan 06 On this day in history the first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
Jan 25 In the year 1494 alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples
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 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 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1494 jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 03 On this day in history 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 in the year 1494.
May 05 In the year 1494 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 In the year 1494 hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies
Sep 12 Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47) in the year 1494.
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) in the year 1494.
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.