Cayman Islands in History

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

1503-05-10 Christopher Columbus discovers Cayman Islands

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus
  • 1959-07-04 Cayman Islands separated from Jamaica, made a crown colony

Famous Birthdays

  • 1973-03-30 Kareem Streete-Thompson, Caymanian-American 100m athlete and long jumper, born in Ithaca, New York

Famous Weddings

  • 2016-04-14 Actor Trai Byers (32) weds Grace Gealey at a mansion on Grand Cayman Island