On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1497

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India

Explorer Vasco da Gama
Vasco da Gama

1497 Highlights

About November 22, 1497

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 523 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius