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What Happened on August 6, 1497

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian explorer John Cabot returns to Bristol from North America (Newfoundland) - first European to do so since the Vikings

Explorer John Cabot
John Cabot

1497 Highlights

About August 6, 1497

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 523 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo