On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1497

Historical Events

  • Cornish traitors Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Cabot claims Eastern Canada for England (believes he has found Asia in Nova Scotia)

Explorer John Cabot
Explorer
John Cabot

1497 Highlights

About June 24, 1497

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 523 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer