Historical Events In 1494
Thursday, 24 October 2019
Jan 01 On this day in history juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
Jan 06 The first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola in the year 1494.
Jan 25 Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples in the year 1494.
Jan 25 In the year 1494 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 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on this day in history.
May 03 Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus; he names it "St Iago" on this day in history.
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 Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World in the year 1494.
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 On this day in history treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
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) in the year 1494.
Oct 22 On this day in history gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
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 Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56 in the year 1494.
Nov 08 In the year 1494 uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy
Nov 09 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence in the year 1494.
Nov 18 On this day in history french king Charles VIII occupies Florence
Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet in the year 1494.