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What Happened on April 8, 1460

Famous Birthdays

Juan 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)

1460 Highlights

About April 8, 1460

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 562 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries