On This Day

Historical Events in 1504

Historic Event

Jan 1 French King Louis XII loses last bulwark in Naples, Caeta

Treaty of Interest

Jan 31 Under the Treaty of Lyon, French King Louis XII cedes Naples to Ferdinand II of Aragon after defeat in the Italian War of 1499–1504

Historic Event

Feb 29 Christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians

  • Mar 31 France & Spain sign truce
  • Apr 1 English guilds/corp goes under state control
  • Apr 23 King Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria
  • Aug 19 Battle of Knockdoe, bloodiest battle of medieval Ireland fought in Galway between two Anglo-Irish lords, Gearoid Fitzgerald, Lord Deputy, defeats Ulick Finn Burke
  • Sep 13 Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain issue a Royal Warrant for the construction of a Royal Chapel (Capilla Real) to be built.
  • Sep 22 Settled engagement of Karel of Luxembourg & Claudia the Beaujeu
  • Sep 22 Treaty of Blois signed between Philip of Burgundy, Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and French King Louis XII

Historic Event

Oct 12 Queen Isabella I of Spain signs her testament