Historical Events In 1494
Sunday, 05 July 2020
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 On this day in history ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies
Feb 20 Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) on this day in history.
Mar 01 On this day in history il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter
Mar 24 Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica) in the year 1494.
Apr 20 In the year 1494 john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
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" on this day in history.
May 04 Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1494 jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)
Jun 07 On this day in history treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
Aug 11 Hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies on this day in history.
Sep 12 Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47) in the year 1494.
Oct 22 In the year 1494 gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
Nov 05 In the year 1494 hans Sachs, composer
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 Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy in the year 1494.
Nov 09 In the year 1494 family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
Nov 18 In the year 1494 french king Charles VIII occupies Florence
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on this day in history.