Historical Events In 1494
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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 Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples on this day in history.
Jan 25 Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies in the year 1494.
Feb 20 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
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 In the year 1494 christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
May 05 Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica on his 2nd voyage to the New World in the year 1494.
May 05 On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica in the year 1494.
May 25 Jacopo Pontormo II, Italy, painter (Sepulture of Christ) on this day in history.
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) in the year 1494.
Oct 22 Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies in the year 1494.
Nov 05 In the year 1494 hans Sachs, composer
Nov 06 Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66) in the year 1494.
Nov 08 In the year 1494 melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
Nov 08 Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy in the year 1494.
Nov 09 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history french king Charles VIII occupies Florence
Dec 20 In the year 1494 matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet