On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1493

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers Saba

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernardo Tasso, Italian poet (d. 1569)

Person of interestParacelsus

Paracelsus, Swiss physician and alchemist (Zinc, Laudanum), born in Einsiedeln, Switzerland (d. 1541)

Physician and Alchemist Paracelsus
Physician and Alchemist
Paracelsus