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What Happened on June 7, 1494

Historical Events


Agreement of InterestTreaty of Tordesillas

Treaty of Tordesillas: Spain and Portugal divide the new world along a meridian 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde islands, off the west coast of Africa

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Front page of the Portuguese-owned treaty
Front page of the Portuguese-owned treaty
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1494 Highlights

About June 7, 1494

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 526 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini