Historical Events In 1494
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia on this day in history.
Jan 06 The first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola in the year 1494.
Jan 25 On this day in history alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples
Jan 25 Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1494 johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)
Mar 01 On this day in history 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 in the year 1494.
May 03 Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" in the year 1494.
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 In the year 1494 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 In the year 1494 gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
Nov 05 On this day in history hans Sachs, composer
Nov 06 On this day in history sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66)
Nov 08 Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy
Nov 09 On this day in history family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
Nov 18 French king Charles VIII occupies Florence in the year 1494.
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.