Historical Events in 1494

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  • Jan 1 Juw Dekama elected potentate of Frisia
  • Jan 6 The first Mass in the New World is celebrated at La Isabela, Hispaniola.
  • Jan 25 Alfonso II succeeds his father as king of Naples

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May 5 On 2nd voyage to New World, Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus
  • Jun 7 Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America
  • Nov 8 Uprising against Piero de' Medici in Florence Italy
  • Nov 9 Family de' Medici become rulers of Florence
  • Nov 18 French King Charles VIII occupies Florence