Historical Events In 1494
Friday, 24 May 2019
Jan 01 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Mar 01 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1494 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 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica in the year 1494.
May 25 On this day in history jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ)
Jun 07 On this day in history treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
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 on this day in history.
Nov 05 Hans Sachs, composer in the year 1494.
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 in the year 1494.
Nov 08 On this day in history uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy
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 In the year 1494 matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet