On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1492

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Christopher Columbus 1st learns about growing and harvesting maize (corn) from Cuba's indigenous population

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus

1492 Highlights

About November 5, 1492

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 528 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio