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What Happened on October 30, 1451

Famous Birthdays

Christopher 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)

1451 Highlights

About October 30, 1451

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 570 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio