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What Happened on August 14, 1498

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Christopher Columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in what is now Venezuela

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

1498 Highlights

About August 14, 1498

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 522 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo