On This Day

What Happened in September 1493

Historical Events

  • Sep 9 Battle of Krbava field, a decisive defeat of Croats in Croatian struggle against the Ottoman Empire invasion.

DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Sep 24 Christopher Columbus embarks on his 2nd expedition to the New World, setting sail with a fleet of 17 ships

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 28 Agnolo Firenzuola, Italian poet and litterateur, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1543)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 20 Philippe Pot, governor/viceroy of Burgundy, dies