On This Day

What Happened in March 1493

Historical Events

Voyage of Discovery

Mar 15 Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first voyage to the New World

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 15 Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, marshal of France

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 18 John of Lannoy, Flemish governor/viceroy of Neth/Zealand, dies at 82