Historical Events In 1494
Sunday, 04 June 2023
Jan 01 On this day in history juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
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 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 On this day in history georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)
Apr 20 John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
May 25 Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) on this day in history.
Jun 07 In the year 1494 treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
Aug 11 On this day in history hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies
Sep 12 On this day in history francois I of Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1515-47)
Oct 22 In the year 1494 gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
Nov 05 Hans Sachs, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1494 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 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on this day in history.