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What Happened on May 5, 1494

Historical Events


DiscoveryVoyage of Discovery

On 2nd voyage to New World Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica, landing at Discovery Bay

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

1494 Highlights

About May 5, 1494

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 526 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus