On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1498

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus

1498 Highlights

About August 1, 1498

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 522 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo