On This Day

What Happened in February 1480

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFerdinand Magellan

Feb 3 Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer, born in TrĂ¡s-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal (d. 1521)

  • Feb 13 Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal, Treviso, Venice, Italy (d. 1542)