On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1493

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 courtier and poet, born in Bergamo, Venice (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

1493 Highlights

About November 11, 1493

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 526 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio