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What Happened on April 8, 1460

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Person of interestJuan Ponce de León

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

1460 Highlights

About April 8, 1460

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 560 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries