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What Happened on November 27, 1493

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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Christopher Columbus returns to La Navidad colony, finding it destroyed by the 1st native American uprising against Spanish rule. TaĆ­no cacique Caonabo led his people to attack the settlement after the brutal treatment they received from the garrison who disobeyed Columbus's orders.

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

1493 Highlights

About November 27, 1493

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 526 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius