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What Happened on May 10, 1497

Historical Events


DiscoveryVoyage of Discovery

Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for his first voyage to the New World (disputed)


1497 Highlights

About May 10, 1497

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 523 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus