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What Happened on October 30, 1451

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Person of interestChristopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus, Italian explorer and navigator who discovered the "New World" for Spain and initiated European colonization, born in the Republic of Genoa on or just before this date (d. 1506)

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus

1451 Highlights

About October 30, 1451

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 569 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio