On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1492

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Christopher Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion (Bahamas)

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

1492 Highlights

About October 14, 1492

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 528 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra