What Happened on June 24, 1497

Historical Events

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

Event of Interest

John Cabot claims parts of North America (what is now Eastern Canada) for England believing he has found Asia in Newfoundland

About June 24, 1497

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 525 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer