On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1493

Historical Events


DiscoveryVoyage of Discovery

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, marshal of France
1493 Highlights

About March 15, 1493

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 527 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces