On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1492

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Christopher Columbus sights "Isabela", now Fortune Island/Long Cay, Bahamas

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

1492 Highlights

About October 19, 1492

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 527 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra