Historical Events for Year 1494
Events 1 - 10 of 10
Jan 1st - Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
Jan 6th - The first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
Jan 25th - Alfonso II replaces his father as king of Naples
May 3rd - Jamaica discovered by Columbus; he names it "St Iago"
May 4th - Christopher Columbus lands in Jamaica
May 5th - On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica
Jun 7th - Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
Nov 8th - Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy
Nov 9th - Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
Nov 18th - French king Charles VIII occupies Florence