On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1493

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

Christopher Columbus embarks on his second expedition to the New World, setting sail with a fleet of 17 ships

1493 Highlights

About September 24, 1493

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 528 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra