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What Happened on September 24, 1493

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

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

1493 Highlights

About September 24, 1493

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 527 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra