On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1493

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage

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

1493 Highlights

About November 19, 1493

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 526 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio