Historical Events In 1494
Sunday, 03 December 2023
Jan 01 On this day in history 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 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 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter in the year 1494.
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" in the year 1494.
May 03 In the year 1494 jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 04 On this day in history christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
May 05 In the year 1494 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 Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1494.
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 On this day in history melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
Nov 08 Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 1494 family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
Nov 18 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence on this day in history.
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.