On This Day

What Happened in April 1460

Historical Events

  • Apr 4 University of Basle in Swizerland forms

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJuan 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)

Explorer and Conquistador Juan Ponce de León
Explorer and Conquistador
Juan Ponce de León