Historical Events In 1494
Thursday, 24 January 2019
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 Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1494 ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies
Feb 20 Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) in the year 1494.
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 On this day in history john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
May 03 On this day in history jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 03 In the year 1494 jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
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 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica in the year 1494.
May 25 In the year 1494 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) on this day in history.
Oct 22 Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies in the year 1494.
Nov 05 On this day in history hans Sachs, composer
Nov 06 Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66) on this day in history.
Nov 08 In the year 1494 melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
Nov 08 On this day in history 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 In the year 1494 matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet