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
Explorer
Vasco da Gama

1497 Highlights

About November 22, 1497

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 522 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius