On This Day

What Happened in April 1460

Historical Events

  • Apr 4 University of Basle in Swizerland forms

Famous Birthdays

Juan Ponce de León

Apr 8 Juan Ponce de León, Spanish explorer and conquistador who searched for the fountain of youth and the first European to discover Florida, born in Santervás de Campos, Castile, Spain (d. 1521)