On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1492

Historical Events

Completion of the Reconquista

Muhammad XII, the last Emir of Granada, surrenders his city to Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabel I of Castile, ending both the Reconquista and centuries of Muslim rule in the Iberian peninsula

1492 Highlights

About January 2, 1492

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 530 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn