On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1488

Historical Events

Historic Event

Bartolomeu Dias returns to Portugal after becoming 1st known European to sail round the Cape of Good Hope

1488 Highlights

About December 15, 1488

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 533 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius